Possible connections to the Design GAC from other GACs
‘carbon tax on nations to then put into the moral economy’
‘values audit’ on companies
Benchmarking progress: happiness vs well-being vs contentment essentially an index on well-being
how to represent ideas so that decisions that could be made around sustainability
Sustainable Construction GAC
question of how to get beyond GDP to evaluate economies?
moving status from ownership to happiness.
how to design happy lives that use 1 Ton of carbon and only 5 Tonnes of non-renewable resources.
how to create inspiration from a different aspiration.
people should be inspired by the consequence of the choices. Mohkena
‘creating need drives greed’
needed a pubic information campaign
they really needed a communication design package
potentially a sustainability index that an individual understands
design a system to coordinate an international NGO /National etc for humanitarian disasters
they want a typology of cities
cities are very similar, so there needs to be a mechanism for them to get together more.
creae a Intergovernmental panel for CR similar to the IPCC
cites are now more congested and lots of CO2 is emitted from traffic.
would like for us to create design briefs for transport interfaces
design brief for designers to design streets for all modes of transportation
transit depends alot on gov’t policy. these need to be made more transparent so that citizens understand the implications better.
they did nothing last year. now they are working on their identity and their tasks.
experiments yet to be determined.
if you can contribute to society, then you will live longer. need to find a way to enhance the participation of the elderly in society longer. need to design a continued contribution to society that is value adding. ACTIVE AGING
the pension system is not longer viable.
75% of all chronic disease is caused by smoking, eating not exercising. thus, anything the Design GAC can do to help with this area.
since it is ‘manifest’ there is a huge debate as to what to do. there is a need for a global system of growth management.