Alex mckays story from 2050, published this week by phaidon, imagines in full color what the future will look like. The world we made is a positive vision for the future told from the point of view. Just about everything we need to create a sustainable future is available or on the drawing board. Jonathon porritt has been a renowned figure in the world of sustainable development for the last 40 years.
From that realization came the world we made, a book written from the perspective of a teacher in 2050 who relates, in stories, drawings and occasional admonitions, how we got our world back from the brink of collapse to where we are now in 2050. Introducing the world we made architecture agenda phaidon. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Futurologist and environmentalist sir jonathan porritt s the world we made.
But twwm tells us that a pretty good world is still available for us by 2050 if we get a move on. A former director of friends of the earth, he is the founding director of forum for the future, and an eminent commentator, author, and broadcaster. It is over two years since it was published but i have only. Alex mckays story from 2050 by porritt, jonathon 20 paperback on. Jonathon porritt on the world we made architecture agenda.
To find out about jonathons book detailing the story of alex in the world we made, visit. We asked our instagram followers to share some of their favourites. But in his new book the world we made october, phaidon press, porritt goes way beyond mere verbiage to offer a photorealistic vision of life on earth in the year 2050. Forbes and ensia caught up with porritt to ask him about. Jonathon porritt s most popular book is the world we made. Books by jonathon porritt author of the world we made. The world we made describes a planet that is green, fair, connected, and collaborative. Porritts book is a future history, purportedly written in 2050 by a uk school teacher. The world we made is told through the words of alex mckay, a teacher looking back from 2050, to tell the story of how we got from where we are today in a pretty bad way, environmentally to a much better place in the future. About the book the world we made is told through the words of alex mckay, a teacher looking back from 2050, to tell the story of how we got from where we are.
Jonathon porritt has 19 books on goodreads with 1094 ratings. On the hope front, you might like to get hold of an electronic copy of my 20 book, the world we made the printed version is sadly out of print. Richard branson the futuristic look in the world we made is a powerful reminder of the many global challenges we must. Of the ideas and scenarios in the book what do you think are the most likely to make it through. Alex mckays story from 2050 by jonathan porritt from boffins books in perth, australia. Alex mckays story from 2050 by porritt, jonathon 20 paperback paperback 1609. The world we made by jonathan porritt boffins books. A lot of people in my community of sustainability professionals have basically come.
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