Designing for Meaning: The Designer’s Ethical Responsibility

  • Stanley M. Stein
  • Thomas L. Harper
Part of the Urban and Landscape Perspectives book series (URBANLAND, volume 12)


Our contemporary “first” world societies seem to be drifting in a state of cultural crisis. This has been notable for the past several decades. As planning theorist John Friedmann (1993, p. 482) put it sometime ago:


Public Participation Autonomous Person Meaningful Life Social Sustainability Experience Machine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Environmental DesignUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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