Stories and images from Kitakagaya, an old Osaka neighborhood with little money, yet a wealth of strange, beautiful, and useful ways of approaching life, work, and cities.
A complete disconnection of our modern concept of “economic growth” from the reality of “natural growth” on this earth has created the most spectacular ecological issues humanity has ever seen. As a response, we built a temporary ‘research centre’ at the University of Edinburgh’s TENT Gallery; a suggestion to reconnect our ideas of economic growth with the natural growth that all of our systems are in the end, realistically bound to.
Industrialized nations know very well that their lifestyle is both a social and ecological impossibility for a majority of the world, so for them it’s either war, exploitation, or…
Silicon Valley’s City Center is in the middle of one of the great innovation capitals of the modern world to be sure, but when it comes to sustainable development, the city has traditionally been a perfect example of what not to do. How does San Jose go from suburbia to eco-utopia?
To ‘let it be.’ What does it mean in terms of modern American politics, social, and business policy, and are those who believe that pure merit and creativity will always prevail are utopian dreamers?