Regenerative development principles

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Regenerative development principles
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These are the principles and accompanying premises for Regenerative Development.
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Curator(s): Mario Yanez

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These are the principles and accompanying premises for Regenerative Development as expressed by Regenesis Group.
Regenerative Development and Design Principles and Premises [source: Mang et al., 2016]
Principle Premise
1. Design for evolution Every living system has inherent possibilities for new levels of order, differentiation and organization
2. Partner with place Co-evolution among humans and natural systems can be only unfold in specific places, using approaches precisely fitted to them
3. Call forth a collective vocation The sustainability of a living system is tied directly to its beneficial integration into a larger system
4. Actualize stakeholder systems toward co-evolving mutualism Projects should catalyze cooperative enterprise required for evolution
5. Work from potential, not problems Potential comes from evolving value-generating capacity of a system to make unique contributions to evolution of larger system
6. Find your distinctive, value-adding role Continuing health of living systems depends on each member living into unique role
7. Leverage systemic regeneration by making nodal interventions Small conscious/conscientious interventions in right place can create beneficial, system-wide effects
8. Design the design process to be developmental A project can only create systemic benefit within a field of caring, co-creativity and co-responsibility
9. Become a systems actualizer The actualization of a self requires the simultaneous development of the systems of which it is part

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