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Design Paradigms for Our Planetary Emergency 


by Sarah Ichioka & Michael Pawlyn - Triarchy Press



Publication date


144 pages


2022 02

16 x 23,5 cm

What will it take to restore balance to our world for future generations’ survival? In this book, two spirited thinkers, Sarah Ichioka and Michael Pawlyn, propose a bold set of regenerative design principles, drawn from natural and cultural wisdom. Flourish offers a paradigmatic plan for designers, clients and change agents alike to build a thriving future, together.

About the authors

Michael Pawlyn

Michael Pawlyn established Exploration in 2007 and has built a reputation as a thought leader in regenerative design and the circular economy. He has lectured internationally and, in 2011, became one of only a small handful of architects to have a talk posted on which has since had over 1.8 million views. His book Biomimicry in Architecture has been the publisher’s best-selling title.


Sarah Ichioka

Sarah Ichioka is an urbanist, curator and writer. She currently leads Desire Lines, a strategic consultancy for environmental, cultural, and social-impact organizations and initiatives. In previous roles, she has explored the intersections of cities, society and ecology within leading international institutions of culture, policy and research.

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