transition & design

Dam Nation: Dispatches From the Water Underground

Ever since learning about water mapping from Georg Bertsch and about watershed-based planning in Toronto from Chris Hardwick at Doors 9 on Juice last year, I’ve been aware that we talked a lot about energy but not enough about water. This prompted me in a fit of guilt to buy a bunch of books about […]

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Tools for survival

Imagine that you have the attention and presence of 80,000 designers and architects. Which five tools, business models, platforms, or applications, would you badly want them to learn about – and use? Tools for Survival is such an opportunity. The event and encounter, which Doors is directing for the St Etienne Design Biennial, takes place […]

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Why Our Design Festival Has No Things In It

In 2007, I was asked by The Observer to write a short preview of the Dott07 Design Festival.

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