In our marketized society with innumerable interests, large-scale approaches are doomed to fail. Keller Easterling argues for a new approach to design.
Text: Keller Easterling – 7.1.2021
While it becomes more and more apparent that the globalized world has always been in disorder, the enlightenment mind seems to be overturned. Promises and seemingly grant solutions are failing tremendously and leading to injustice. In this marketized society with numerous interests, big-scale approaches are doomed to fail. Keller Easterling, in an essay in the latest issue of archithese titled Geopolitik, argues that understanding and addressing the chemistry of power and using it to invert some of our habitual approaches might be a way toward problem-solving, aesthetics and politics.
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