Rethinking architectures role in the consumer machine

“The design professions are at a crossroads, struggling to reconcile design’s role as an engine for consumer-driven economic growth with its role in imagining and implementing sustainable lifestyles and businesses. There’s a “meaning” gap between architecture and design’s potential for social good and the ruthless commercialism and consumerism that serves as the context for the professions.”

 

Some directions in which architecture might go…

 

http://blogs.worldwatch.org/transformingcultures/design-vs-consumerism/

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