Generative processes create life.
autopoiesis llc Principals Dr. Stuart Cowan and Kathryn Langstaff each bring 25 years of experience in designing, facilitating, and managing systems transformation initiatives ranging from The Economics of Change, an international effort to include ecological and social value layers in real estate to the Regenerative Communities Network, a global learning and action network devoted to a just transition to regenerative economies. Services include process design, convening, mapping and modeling, regenerative supply networks and research for trans-disciplinary systems transformation initiatives in the service of a regenerative world.
Making Wholeness Heals the Maker: A Generative Design Experiment for Personal Healing and Ecosystem Restoration
Generative design experiment "Forest to Home," where deforestation of old growth forests & the grief of the designer inform a transformational design process bringing life and wholeness to healthy ecological forestry & personal well-being.
Bullitt Center Living Building: Urban Ecosystem Services
autopoiesis, llc collaborated with Ecotrust on a groundbreaking study of the ecosystem services benefits of one of the world's most sustainable buildings, The Bullitt Center. Just a few of these benefits generate shared value equivalent to the incremental investment required for a Living Building.
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autopoiesis, llc Principal Stuart Cowan is the co-author of Ecological Design (Island Press 1996, 10th Anniversary Edition 2007), a visionary integration of ecology, complex systems, and design thinking. The book has been translated into Japanese, Korean, and Mandarin and widely used as a sustainable design textbook.