Design Unbound

These are the tools of a new kind of practice that is the offspring of complexity science, which gives us a new lens through which to view the world as entangled and emerging, and architecture, which is about designing contexts.

Design Unbound

Design Unbound

Tools for navigating today's hyper-connected, rapidly changing, and radically contingent white water world. Design Unbound presents a new tool set for having agency in the twenty-first century, in what the authors characterize as a white water world--rapidly changing, hyperconnected, and radically contingent. These are the tools of a new kind of practice that is the offspring of complexity science, which gives us a new lens through which to view the world as entangled and emerging, and architecture, which is about designing contexts. In such a practice, design, unbound from its material thingness, is set free to design contexts as complex systems. In a world where causality is systemic, entangled, in flux, and often elusive, we cannot design for absolute outcomes. Instead, we need to design for emergence. Design Unbound not only makes this case through theory but also presents a set of tools to do so. With case studies that range from a new kind of university to organizational, and even societal, transformation, Design Unbound draws from a vast array of domains: architecture, science and technology, philosophy, cinema, music, literature and poetry, even the military. It is presented in five books, bound as two volumes. Different books within the larger system of books will resonate with different reading audiences, from architects to people reconceiving higher education to the public policy or defense and intelligence communities. The authors provide different entry points allowing readers to navigate their own pathways through the system of books.

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Unbound
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Tarana Burke
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-14 - Publisher: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book

"Searing. Powerful. Needed." —Oprah “Sometimes a single story can change the world. Unbound is one of those stories. Tarana’s words are a testimony to liberation and love.” —Brené Brown From the founder and activist behind one of the largest movements of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, the "me too" movement,
Design Unbound
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Ann M. Pendleton-Jullian, John Seely Brown
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher:

Tools for navigating today's hyper-connected, rapidly changing, and radically contingent white water world. Design Unbound presents a new tool set for having agency in the twenty-first century, in what the authors characterize as a white water world--rapidly changing, hyperconnected, and radically contingent. These are the tools of a new kind
Unbound
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Angela Knight, Jennifer Ashley, Jean Johnson, Hanna Martine
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-05 - Publisher: Penguin

Desire is released in these all-new stories by four masters of paranormal romance… New York Times bestselling author Angela Knight revisits the world of Guardian and genetically engineered Temporal Enforcers Dona and Alerio who combine their talents—and fight their passions—as they investigate a time-travel murder spree. USA Today bestselling author
Piranesi Unbound
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Carolyn Yerkes, Heather Hyde Minor
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Layers / by Heather Hyde Minor -- Lost and found / by Carolyn Yerkes -- Pages / by Carolyn Yerkes -- Dedicated and sent / by Heather Hyde Minor -- Bound / by Heather Hyde Minor -- Sold / by Carolyn Yerkes.
Sound Unbound
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Paul D. Miller
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-14 - Publisher: MIT Press

The role of sound and digital media in an information-based society: artists—from Steve Reich and Pierre Boulez to Chuck D and Moby—describe their work. If Rhythm Science was about the flow of things, Sound Unbound is about the remix—how music, art, and literature have blurred the lines between what an

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