Design thinking: Take heed of the Law of Unintended Consequences

Things happen. Thing we intend to happen. Things we do not intend. Unintended things happen so often they have a law to describe them: The law of unintended consequences. That is why in our work as permaculture designers and educators we do well to take this law seriously. As Operation Catdrop should have.

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The law of unintended consequences

The law

The swale

The track

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Russ Grayson

I'm an independent online and photojournalist living on the Tasmanian coast after nine months on the road in a minivan.