This is the Imagination Age, We Can Shape Our Future
Architects are doers, but as designers many of us are dreamers as well – and optimistic ones at that. We believe we hold the ability to shape the future of our cities. Fast Company has pulled together a great list of articles from Futurist Rita J. King, on helping people imagine the future that architects potentially already see.
“I view the period that we’re in as the imagination age. Between the industrial era and the intelligence era, we have a chance to imagine the future we want to create together,” Rita J. King stats. “I view the role of a futurist as a person who says ‘We’re going somewhere,’ despite how crushing this rapid rate of change may feel now. … We can create the future that we can imagine together, and then project it, and then live it.”