Research Lab on Urban Landscapes and Architecture

Perspectives for a Conversation about Innovation by Alexander Manu


In this document strategic innovator Alexander Manu who is a professor in OCAD, talks about the power of imagination and an act of suspending habit as keys to creating the future that we desire.  By addressing the current trends in human behaviour and technology and putting the reader in an empowered position, he argues that human desire as a primary element which should be used to ask questions about everything that is around us not to just improve but to reinvent and truly shape “tomorrow.Perspectives4Innovation”


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  1. ozanagherman says:

    How can we know if innovation has run dry and the fire has blown out? As designers we are constantly making new personal discoveries that we can formulate into innovation. We are in a continuous state of change and as unpredictable beings can we predict our future even when don’t really understand our own nature?

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