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CETD network cluster concept

CETD Knowledge Network Cluster Concept http://tropicaldesign.org/graph.pdf (external link)- diagram showing relationship between our probable future from current mindset in contrast to creating a prefered future through development of a "learning community/city" via networks, partnerships, innovation and sustainability.

KNOWLEDGE NETWORK CLUSTERS

LEARNING CITY

LEARNING COMMUNITIES - collective social learning?

CITY AS A LEARNSCAPE?

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN?

SYSTEMS THINKING?

"You cannot get out of a problem you created with the same thinking that got us into the problem in the first place" Albert Einstein

What are the benefits, purpose and rational behind the knowledge network cluster approach of the CETD?

>> Opportunity for local and regional areas to strengthen their own capacity to become resilient, viable, thriving communities of the future
>> In context of risks of peak oil and climate change
>> Compete natinally and internationaly in context of risks of peak oil and climate change
>> Build a sustainable future which strengthens our national and global competitiveness
>> Through sharing of knowledge, skills and resources in order to increase opportunities for innovation and global growth in region

Demonstrating practical progress towards sustainability through partnerships, collaborations, co-opertitions so we move away from the current paradigm of a competing and contradicting suite of actions and activities towards another more preferrable future

"Achieving Sustainability does not mean slowing down our economy. It means speeding it up, and directing its energy toward the redesign and redevelopment of the systems that are the cause of our dilemma" Alan AtKisson?, Believing Cassandra (1999)


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