The Weekly Stripe – 03.08.18

‘What would the future be like?’ is probably one of the biggest unresolved questions that humanity’s been pondering about since day 1. And this week’s 5 links explore the importance and impact of speculative thinking.

Exhibition (coming soon): An immersive display exploring yesterday’s visions of the future home

Book: A great read on design fiction asking how to use design as a tool to create not only things but ideas and to speculate about possible futures

Conference: This year’s edition of Why the World Needs Anthropologists focuses on design anthropology, its methods and practical applications when designing the future of humanity.

Competition: Scroll through the finalists of the NASA contest for the best 3D-printed habitat that might work on Mars

Article: How does the science fiction filmmaking influence the way we build cities?