John Thackara publications: chapters in other peoples’ books

Supping With The Devil, in Culture Is Not Always Popular : Fifteen Years of Design Observer, Jessica Helfand and Michael Beirut, eds, MIT Press, 2019

Making As Connecting in Design as a Tool for Transition: The Atelier Luma Approach, Jan Boelen, Vera Sacchetti, eds, Luma Arles, 2019

New Bauhaus Vorkurs (Preliminary Course) for 2019 in Design Rehearsals – Conversation about Bauhaus Lessons, Katja Klaus und Regina Bittner, eds, Bauhaus Foundation, Spector Books, Leipzig, 2019

Design for a Restorative Economy in Design Harvests: An Acupunctural Design Approach Towards Sustainability, Lou Yonqi, Francesca Valsecchi, Clarissa Diaz, eds, Mistra Urban Futures, 2019

From Neighbourhood To Bioregion: The City as a Living System in Human Cities: Challenging The City Scale, Cité du Design Saint Etienne and Clear Village (2018, forthcoming)

Ethos meets John Thackara (interview) in Ethos, UK, 2017

When We Connect With Living Systems, in Ding, Mozilla Foundation, 2017

Archifutures. Volume 4: Thresholds. A field guide to navigating the future of architecture. Editors: Sophie Lovell, Fiona Shipwright

La ciudad ecozoic

Wir Mussen Eher An Einen Wald, Als An Einen Einzelnen Baum Denken, interview, in Visionen Gestalten, Elisabeth Hartung, ed , Stuttgart, av edition, 2017

Lightness, in Design: Critical and Primary Sources, D J Huppatz, ed, Bloomsbury 2016

Utopias Are Over: Cities are Living Systems, Damn, 2016

Chapter, in Design and Violence, Paola Antonelli and Jamer Hunt, eds, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2015

Back To The Present, in Rethink The Modular, Burkhard Meltzer ed, USM / Thames & Hudson, 2015

Afterword in, An Introduction to Sustainability and Aesthetics: The Arts and Design for theEnvironment, Christopher Crouch, Editor, Brown Walker Press, 2015

A Whole New Cloth: Politics And The Fashion System in, Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Fashion , Kate Fletcher & Linda Grose, eds, Routledge, London, 2014

Preface in, Recoded City: Co-Creating Urban Futures, Thomas Ermacora, Lucy Bullivant, London, Routledge, 2015

Kaufen für die Müllhalde Cosima Dannoritzer, Juergen Reuss. In German: the book of the film ‘The Lightbulb Conspiracy’ (about planned obsolescence)

Nature in the City, in Ja Natuurlijk/ Yes Naturally – A New Vision Of Ecological Intelligence, eds Ellen ter Gast et al, Rotterdam, NAI Publishers, 2013

Design In The Light Of Dark Energy, in Architecture and Energy William Braham et al, eds, (New York) 2013

Foreward, in Service DesignAndrew Polaine, Lavrans Lovlie, and Ben Reason, Rosenfeld,  2013

Introduction, in Handbook of Design for SustainabilityStuart Walker and Jacques Giard, eds, Berg, 2013

The Ezozoic City, in Audi Urban Future Initiative, ed Stylepark, Frankfurt, Trademark Publishing, 2013. (Author was jury chairman) 

Crossing The Road, in The Car in 2035: Mobility Planning for the Near Future Kati Rubinyi, ed, Barcelona, Actar, 2013 

Interview, in Erfolgreich als Designer – Designzukunft denken und gestalten.Joachim Kobuss Michael Hardt (Autor) Birkhäuser Berlin, 2012

Urban Farming Middelsbrough, in Carrot City: Creating Places for Urban Agriculture, Mark Gorgolewski June Komisar and Joe Nasr, The Monacelli Press, New York, 2011

Re-Thinking Mobility, in (Im)Mobility. Exploring the Boundaries of Hypermobility, Open 21, Rotterdam 2011

Open Source Design, in Open Design Now; Why Design Cannot Remain Exclusive, eds Bas van Abel et al, BIS Publishers, Amsterdam 2011

Urban Farming, in My Green CityBack to Nature with Attitude and Style, R. Klanten et al, eds, Gestalten Verlag, Berlin 2011

From landscape as infrastrucure to landscape as bioregion, in GAM07  Zero Landscape. Unfolding Active Agencies of Landscape, ed Klaus K. Loenhart Springer Verlag, Graz 2011

Architecture Without Buildings, in Archiphoenix: Faculties for Architecture, Ana Dzokic, Marc Neelen, Saskia van Stein, eds, Netherlands Architecture Institute,  Rotterdam 2010

Caen Les Rencontres: Architecture Urbanisme Developpement Durable, Commissaire Francois Geindre, La Ville de Caen, Caen  2010.

Interview, in Les Strategies Culturelles Pour Un Nouveau Monde, Actes du Forum d’Avignon, Gallimard, 2010

Climate Change: Metrics, or Aesthetics? in Cultural strategies for a new world: Proceedings of Forum d’Avignon 2009. Paris, Editions Gallimard, Paris 2010

Food, Food Systems and Design, in Creating Desired Futures: How Design Thinking Innovates Business. Ed Michael Shamiyeh and DOM Research Laboratory. Birkhauser, Basel 2010

Green Dream: How Future Cities Can Outsmart Nature, Winy Maas, Pirjo Haikola, Ulf Hackauf, The Why Factory (eds), Rotterdam NAi Publishers, 2010

Low Entropy Urbanism in Towards The Megacity Solutuion: Megacities Foundation Jubilee Publicationeditors Wendy Tan and Devisari Tunas, Amsterdam, Megacities Foundation, 2010

Persone: Siamo Tutti Economie Emergenti, in  Etica e Design Riflessione, ed Lorenzo Imbesi., Rome rdesignpress (sic) 2009

Interview, in Ravistettava, omskakas toisinajattelijan käsikirja, eds  Saku Tuominen, Katja Lindroos. Helsinki, Kovakantinen, 2009 

Make Sense Not Stuff: A Three Step Plan To Connect Design Schools With The Green Economy, in Cumulus Working Papers Saint-Etienne, edited by Joysane Franc et al, University of Art and Design Helsinki, 2009

The Innovator Next Door, in “What Matters”, McKinsey Quarterly 2009

Interview, in Worldchanging: A User’s Guide for the 21st Century, ed Alex Steffen, 2009

Innovation by design in public services, Emily Thomas, ed, Design Council / Solace Foundation, 2009

Foreward, in Enabling solutions for sustainable living, Ezio Manzini, Stuart Walker, University of Calgary Press, 2008

(Re-)searching a digital bauhaus, Thomas Binder, Jonas Löwgren and Lone Malmborg, eds, Malmo, November 2008

Beyond The Sustainable: What would architecture be like after  the point of zero carbon emission and  peak oil?  Edited by Piet Vollard, 2008

in L’Îlot d’Amaranthes: Emanuel Louisgrand, Editions Roger Tator, 2008

Biennale internationale design Saint-Etienne de Collectif, ed. Constance Rubini, Cité du Design 2008

Collaborative Services: Social Innovation and Design for Sustainability, Francois Jegou, ed,  Editore: Polidesign, 2008

Bessere Zukunft? Auf Der Suche Nach Den Raumen Von MorgenFriedrich von Borries, Matthias Böttger, Florian Heilmeyer B: Merve Verlag, Berlin, 2008

, in Designers, Visionaries and Other StoriesEd Jonathan Chapman,  London, Earthscan, 2008

(Re-)searching a digital bauhaus. Eds Thomas Binder, Jonas Löwgren and Lone Malmborg, Springer, 2008

Architectural regionalism: collected writings on place, identity, modernity  By Vincent B. Canizaro, Princeton Architectural Press, 2007

Experimenta 5
  February  (page 155) Interview with John  Thackara, 2007

Introduction, in Design and the growth of knowledge P J Stappers, Delft (NL) Delft University of Technology 2006

Uncommon Ground: Creative Encounters Across Sectors and Discplines, eds Cathy Brickwood, Bronac Ferran. BS Publishers. Amsterdam 2006

Shaping Things, Bruce Sterling, Cambridge, MIT Press, 2005

Vormgevingsinstituut, in Benthem|Crouwel Architects1980-2000 Rotterdam, Uitgeverij 010, 2005

Designers and the Age of Fear, in Interactions, Volume 12, Association for Computing Machinery, 2005

How  To Be A Hub, in Cumulus Working Papers, St Petersburg). Helsinki, UIAH, 2004

Kaos Pilots A-Z, Uffe Elbek, ed. Aarhus: KaosPilots, 2004Context Free, Libre De Contexte, Context-Free, Kontext=Frei by Marti Guixe, Inga Knölke, Birkhäuser, 2003

Creativity and the City, Amsterdam: Westergasfabriek, 2003

Beyond Media: Architecture and VideoMarco Brizzi and Paola Giaconia, eds. Editrice Compositori, Firenze. 2002The Killer App Is Green, in Proceedings of NIC 2001, New York: ACM, 2001

NextVenice Architecture Biennale, D Sudjic, ed. Venice, 2003

Spark! Design And Local Knowledge Jan Verwijnen, Helsinki, UIAH|European Commission, 2004

Creativity and the City, edited by Simon Franke and Evert Verhagen, NAi Publishers (Rotterdam) 2005

Libre De Contexte, Context-Free, Kontext=Frei, Marti Guixe: Martí Guixé, Inga Knölke – 2003

The design challenge of pervasive computing. Interactions, 2003

Hunch, in Berlage Institute report, Issues 4-5, Wiel Arerts and Jennifer Sigler, eds, Berlage Institute, 2001

Contole geven of nemen: een politieke agenda voor de informatie-samenlevingKrijn van Beek et al, eds.Infodrome / Otto Cramwinckel Uitgever, Amsterdam. 2001

Lost In Space, Lumiance Lecture Publication, Amsterdam, 1994

 Nigel CoatesBrian HattonArchitectural Association (Great Britain) 1992

Transfiguration, Centre Belge de la bande dessinée, Asahi Garasu Kabushiki Kaisha – 1989

Eva Jiricna. London: Architectural Association, 1988

Daniel Weil. London: Architectural Association, 1988

Narrative Architecture Today. London : NATO Publications | Air Gallery, 1990

Urban Design Strategy For 2000, Tokyo: Tokyu / Kajima, 1990

Metropolis, ed Janet Abrams. London: Institute for Contemporary Arts, 1991 

Formes des Metropoles, ed F Burkhardt. Paris, Centre Pompidou, 1992

Tokyo Design Visions, Toyo Ito, ed. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1992 

Business by Design, John Kao ed. New York, Allworth, 1995

Edge of the Millenium, Susan Yelavitch ed. New York, Cooper Union, 1995

Eternally Yours. Ed van Hinte ed. Rotterdam: 010, 1997 

Workspheres. Paola Antonelli, ed. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1998

The Style Engine. Giannino Malossi ed. New York: Chronicle,  1998

From Dada To Data. Amsterdam: Virtual Platform, 1998 

Airport, Jeremy Miller and Michiel Schwarz eds. London: Photographers Gallery, 1998

Presence: Elders Online, Amsterdam: Netherlands Design Institute, 1999

New Media Culture In Europe, C Brickwood ed. Amsterdam: de Balie, 1999

If/Then, Janet Abrams ed. New York: DAP,  1999 

Tresspassers, C Bakker and Ed van Hinte, eds. Rotterdam: 010, 1999

New Media New Narratives? Anne Burdick ed.  New York: American Center for Design, 2000

The Design Challenge Of Pervasive Computing (Proceedings of CHI2000). New York, ACM: 2000