Designerly Ways of Knowing

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In 2018, the architect, urban designer, activist and critic Michael Sorkin published the now much-loved poetical essay-list "Two Hundred and Fifty Things an Architect Should Know." Struck by the compelling form of this text, and also inspired by Antonio Gramsci's advice that "'knowing thyself' requires compiling an inventory," the design critic, educator and researcher Danah Abdulla compiled a version for designers--"a list based on a search for knowledge and a designer's commitment to making the world a better place," as she writes in the introduction. "The list is generic," she notes--"it applies to all designers no matter their specialization, as… Read more