global industrial economy has
of the Earth to support it.
Ecosytem collapse is
No culture, however
the collapse of
culture discharges greenhouse
gases into the atmosphere much faster than the biosphere can adequately
organically recycle them.
incapacity to satisfy global
consumer culture is apparent in:
shrinking forests and eroding
villages abandoned because of
invading sand dunes;
ocean dead zones;
aquifers pumped dry
and fracked into toxicity.
Harvests of less than 10% of historic
highs is considered collapse in fishing.
commercially harvested seafood species worldwide collapsed.
2003 2,200 species - 29% of all commercially fished species
Resources accumulated over eons are being
consumed in a single lifespan.
culture notes environmental problems
only when ecosystems crash and
skyrocket, leaving no time to
natural threshold is crossed there is
no time to modify
We see this time
and again as species go extinct.
When agriculture began, humans,
their livestock, and pets accounted for less than 0.1% of the total weight of
all vertebrates on the land
and in the air.
consumption equals the energy in 7.1 trillion kilograms of carbon in plant
2005 Paul MacCready estimates humans,
their livestock, and pets account for 98% of the
total vertebrate biomass, leaving
only 2% in the wild.
tons of prehistoric plant material is required to produce a gallon of gas.
Land plants today contain 31.6 trillion kilograms of carbon above
"The amount of plants that went into the
fossil fuels burned
since the global industrial Revolution began in 1751 is equal to all the plants
grown on Earth over 13,300 years.
Fossil fuels developed
from ancient deposits of organic material, and can be thought of as
a vast store of solar
energy. It took an incredible amount of plant matter to generate the fossil
fuels we are using today." - Jeff Dukes
Many earlier civilizations found
themselves in environmental trouble as Jared Diamond notes in Collapse: How
Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed.
Some were able to
change course and avoid decline
Easter Islanders - were
not able to make the needed adjustments
know from earlier civilizations that the
lead indicators of economic
decline were environmental and not due to
the churning of
went first, then the
Nature has many thresholds that we discover
only when it is too late.
To archeologists, the
sequence is all too familiar.
The Earth is in what
ecologists call an "overshoot-and-collapse"
Overshoot leads sometimes to decline and sometimes to a
1944 US Coast Guard
introduces 29 reindeer on remote St. Matthew Island in the Bering Sea to serve
as the backup food for 19 stationed men.
World War II ends, the base is
closed and the men leave the island.
1957 US Fish and Wildlife Service biologist David
Kline visits St. Matthew.
He discovers a thriving population of 1,350
reindeer feeding on a 4" thick mat of lichen that covers the
332-square-kilometer (128-square-mile) island.
In the absence of any
predators, the population
1963 A population of 6,000
reindeer on the island.
1966 St. Matthew
Island is strewn with reindeer skeletons and not much lichen.
reindeer survive: 41 females and 1
There are no fawns.
The remaining reindeer have died off and there is no lichen.
decline, a remnant of the population or economic activity survives in a
environment for a period of time.
As the fish resource base of
Easter Island in the South Pacific deteriorated its population declined from a
peak of 20,000 to fewer than 4,000.
In contrast, the 500-year-old Norse
settlement in Greenland collapsed during the 1400s, disappearing entirely in
the face of environmental adversity.
2005 42 countries out of 230 have population that
are stable or declining slightly in size as a result of falling birth rates.
Demographers are projecting population
declines in African countries due to
death rates, among them Botswana, Lesotho,
2010 - 2015 Globally 20 countries experience population
THE ARCHITECT WHO IS HE AND WHYHe is a
He is always active and effective in the
He sees that
all forms of Nature
are interdependent and
arise out of each other, according to the
laws of Creation.
every design a bit of Nature
enters into building.
(insight) science later verifies.
Intimacy with Nature is the great
He sees ideas as
also manifest actions of Nature.
the poet in him that is the great
quality in him.
profound naturalness of
his own being
essential condition of a
great architect .
Expect from him
a system of philosophy and
which is a synthesis
of society and civilization.
I believe in God, only I spell it
architecture is therefore the
growth in space of an idea - a state
of mind proceeding by the natural science of structure in
the use of materials.
appropriate art of FORM:
form true to purpose.
art of building aesthetic
construction approves and proves
organic sense such a building is
an entity of the human
human circumstance -
possible only to the complete
He is master of the Elements:
gravitation are his
palette: the Sun his brush.
His concern is the heart of
He, of all men, must
see into the 'life' of
Simplicity and repose are qualities that measure the
true value of
Simplicity is not in
itself an end. A wild
flower is truly simple.
Organic architecture, once
grasped, carries with it in its very nature the
discipline of an
ideal at a cost to self-interest and the
organic architecture I
mean an architecture that
develops from within outward harmony with the conditions of its being.
A building grown from its site;
shaped to harmonize with
Bring out the nature of
materials, let nature intimately
Reveal the nature of the
brick or stone in your
Nothing is more difficult
to achieve than the integral simplicity of
organic nature, amid the
tangled confusions of
the innumerable relics of form.
The 'life' in the thing
is that quality which
makes it perfectly natural.
Therefore we will loyally love,
honestly work and enthusiastically seek
in all thing the one thing of value - Life.
According to our strength of character and our
clarity of vision, we will endure, we will succeed, we
will have contributed something to make life where we were and as we lived it
better, brighter, and more beautiful.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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