Scarcity and Creativity in the Built Environment
A Research Project funded by HERA
Jon Goodbun, Jeremy Till and Deljana Iossifova of the London team have edited a special issue of Wiley's Architectural Design (AD): Scarcity - Architecture in an age of depleting resources., which is now available for purchase at bookshops and online. Leading thinkers and inspiring practitioners are among the contributors, including Erik Swyngedouw, Ezio Manzini, Kate Soper, Jeremy Till, Rob Hopkins, Alejandro Zaera-Polo, ...
In November 2011 the whole team retreated to a former monastery in the Austrian countryside and spent four days brainstorming the structure and content of our collective book on scarcity. The process was lively and productive, helped by evening meals of wild boar and dumpling. The first airing of the result of this collective endeavour was a talk entitled "Ten ...
The SCIBE London team will be presenting their work at the Occupy London 'Tent City University". This University, run out of a tent on the steps of St Pauls Cathedral sets out to challenge notions of authority in education - saying that anyone can listen and anyone can talk. The SCIBE team will be presenting a provisional version of Ten ...
The wonderful Scarcity Exchanges are now over, but we have brought together the links to the various podcasts and videocasts in one place here. Dougald Hind and Andrew Sims Economies of Scarcity VIDEO / PODCAST Alfredo Brillembourg and David Satterthwaite Cities of Scarcity VIDEO / PODCAST Ed Van Hinte and Steve Broome Scarcity and Consumption VIDEO / PODCAST Iain Boal and Lyla Metha Concepts of Scarcity VIDEO / PODCAST Saskia Sassen Fabricating Scarcities VIDEO / PODCAST
We are delighted that the brilliant Dougald Hine is now attached to the London team as thinker-out-of-residence. Public thinker and social activator, Dougald was already on to thinking about scarcity in this overview of some of the key texts. Dougald will be acting as critical friend and provocateur to the group.