Antique Clock Face

Friday May 27th, 2011

Mechanisms

Antique Clock Face

What are the most effective mechanisms for realizing a brightly sustainable future?

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Friday May 20th, 2011

Murmurings

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Sustainability and higher purpose

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Friday May 13th, 2011

Blue Futures

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Our workshop at CBIA offered an opportunity to further define Blue Design’s attitude toward the future. It also resulted in discussions about ways to bring Blue Design thinking into our organizations.

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Additive

Friday May 6th, 2011

Additive & Foundational Change

Additive

Second video from the seminar series

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Embracing Uncertainty

Friday April 29th, 2011

Embracing Uncertainty

Embracing Uncertainty

This is the first video piece from the Blue Design seminar series. Embracing uncertainty prompts personal growth and innovation by teaching us to see our future with a wide view.

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Five keys to blue design, blue design, keys

Tuesday December 21st, 2010

5 Qualities

Five keys to blue design, blue design, keys

The 5 qualities provide an overview of the principal system for expressing Blue Design and a map for future Building Bridges work.

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Friday December 17th, 2010

Tracks

Implementing blue design future, tracks in the snow, winter wonderland, blue design, the path to the future

We look back on Building Bridges’ progress.

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study nature and technology relationships

Friday November 5th, 2010

Mountain House: Ways of Looking at Precedent

study nature and technology relationships

We believe that physical manifestation can be used to evolve worldview. How do we deliberately create buildings or other objects that convey Blue Design’s vision of technology and relationship to nature? This is the first of many posts that will explore this topic by analyzing existing examples.

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Peak resources

Wednesday October 27th, 2010

Blue Design and Peak Resources

Peak resources

The concept of peak resources is one of the principle underpinnings of Blue Design. How does Blue Design promote an optimistic future despite growing concern over the declining availability of oil and other natural resources?

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navigating sustainability credentials

Wednesday October 20th, 2010

Compass

navigating sustainability credentials

In what ways does Blue design align with other sustainability approaches? How does it differ? This post provides summary thoughts on Blue Design’s relationship to some other paths for resource sustainability.

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blue design process

Friday October 15th, 2010

Process and Goal

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The qualities of “process” and “defined ultimate goal” help to place Blue Design within a spectrum of sustainability approaches.

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future of sustainability

Friday October 8th, 2010

Centricity

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Blue Design is a future-centric conversation being held within a past-centric world. How do we find common ground? This post is the first in a series focusing on framing the Blue Design discussion.

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Tuesday October 5th, 2010

Project Pyramid

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This diagram shows the principal topics of the Building Bridges project.

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Tuesday October 5th, 2010

Blue Design’s Implementation

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Building Bridges may seem like an endeavor to achieve the impossible. This post outlines the principle hurdles of Blue Design’s implementation, as well as proposing a structure for the development of the Building Bridges project.

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Wednesday September 29th, 2010

Introduction to the Building Bridges Project

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Help us create the Blue Design future. This part of the site, the Building Bridges forum, is dedicated to exploring the alignment of our present sustainability efforts with the Blue Design future. How can we implement Blue Design in the present? View this video post to learn more!

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