An Epidemic of Imagination

By Gillian Judson The goal for any healthy organization is to create epidemics of imagination. (Liu, E. & Noppe-Brandon, S., 2009, pp. 207-208) In Imagination First: Unlocking the Power of Possibility (2009) Eric Liu and Scott Brandon (formerly Noppe-Brandon) consider what it would take to establish imagination as a norm in a community. They suggest […]

‘Bottoms Up’ Barefoot Walk: Simon Fraser University Burnaby Mountain Campus Tour

By Michael Maser (PHD Candidate, Faculty of Education, SFU; Career educator and sustainability advocate) Walking is a highly intelligent activity. This intelligence, however, is not located exclusively in the head but is distributed throughout the entire field of relations comprised by the presence of the human being in the inhabited world. ~ Timothy Ingold (2004) To walk […]

The Chairs in a Circle

By Holly B.F. Warren (Atelierista and creator of the Think Tank) The circle and the chairs How circles weaved our thinking and actions* in the early years And was chosen as best at Milan’s design fair Going back to physical school in September 2020 was an exciting moment. An interesting concept emerged and weaved its […]