Gideon Kossoff

Gideon Kossoff
Carnegie Mellon University | CMU · Department of Design

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Transition Design is an emerging, transdisciplinary area of research, study and practice aimed at addressing systemic (wicked) problems and thereby catalyzing societal transitions toward more sustainable, equitable and desirable long-term futures. It recognizes that such problems are always interconnected, and addressing them requires systems level...
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El desafío central de la era actual es la transición hacia la sostenibilidad. Esta transición debe definirse en los términos más amplios posibles. Es un proyecto que es a la vez político, social, económico, cultural, científico y tecnológico: cada dimensión de los asuntos humanos se ve desafiada por la necesidad de transición y, a medida que varios...
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El siguiente documento tiene como objetivo proporcionar algo de la historia y la teoría del diseño que se está utilizando en la Escuela de Diseño de la Universidad Carnegie Mellon en su esfuerzo por constituir la práctica del Diseño para la Transición. Explica cómo la profesión y la disciplina del diseño están experimentando una rápida expansión y...
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This is a briefing book for a Transition Design Workshop in Ojai, California, January 27-28, 2017. The workshop attempts to frame Ojai's water shortage as a transition design problem and 'trials' an emerging process for mapping wicked problems, developing long-term desirable futures and backcasting to create 'transition pathways' along which projec...
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In this paper, a framework to assist transition to a sustainable society, incorporating the insights of whole systems science and philosophical holism, is proposed. It is argued this framework needs to be embedded in everyday life, and that everyday life is more likely to be sustainable when communities control the satisfaction of their needs at al...
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Colleagues and I are working with the City of Ojai California to help the community transition toward long-term climate resiliency