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New Geographies 8: Island
ISBN: PB: 9781934510452, Harvard University Press, November 2016
192 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 40 colour illus., 13 halftones, 23 line illus., 9 maps
As a master metaphor, the island has been a fecund source of inspiration across many domains. From More's "Utopia" to Darwin's evolutionary theory to Ungers's archipelago, insights derived from "island thinking" are commonly extrapolated across diver...
To Forgive Design Understanding Failure
ISBN: PB: 9780674416826, ISBN: HB: 9780674065840, Harvard University Press, November 2014
432 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 halftones
When planes crash, bridges collapse, and automobile gas tanks explode, we are quick to blame poor design. But Henry Petroski says we must look beyond design for causes and corrections. Known for his masterly explanations of engineering successes and...
Lab Creativity and Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780674057197, Harvard University Press, October 2010
224 pp., 21.3x14.7 cm, 10 halftones
Never has the spirit of innovation been more highly valued than today. Around the world, people see the hard-to-teach skills of creativity as the lifeblood of cultural change and the engine of economic development. In "The Lab", David Edwards present...
Artscience Creativity in the Post-Google Generation
ISBN: PB: 9780674034648, Harvard University Press, March 2010
208 pp., 20.2x16.5 cm
Scientists are famous for believing in the proven and peer-accepted, the very ground that pioneering artists often subvert; they recognize correct and incorrect where artists see only true and false. And yet in some individuals, crossover learning pr...