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Future Trends & Landscape Architecture : Who designs the future Annimac Futurist & Trend Forecaster Hassell Landscape Architecture Discipline Conference 2008 Rottnest Island 13 th June 2008
June 2008www.annimac.com.au3 Speed of change Change Grandfather experienced in one year We experience in one day
June 2008www.annimac.com.au4 Speed of Change : Younger means faster...
June 2008www.annimac.com.au5 I’m never having kids. I hear they take nine months to download.
June 2008www.annimac.com.au6 Parallel Universes Kids live them.
June 2008www.annimac.com.au7 This morning : Three global trends Three LA trends
June 2008www.annimac.com.au8 Three Global Challenges 1. Technology
June 2008www.annimac.com.au10 Three Global Challenges - Technology By % jobs not exist now 80 % technology not imagined yet
June 2008www.annimac.com.au11 Japanese Robanoid 2006 Future Receptionist ? Design assistant ?
June 2008www.annimac.com.au12 Likely jobs in next 20 years : Director of Emerging Thought Chief Zookeeper - of people Home Mood Enhancement Consultant MyPlace Consultant UD planner Virtual Community Facilitator Telepathic Communications Coach Holographic Landscape Modeller Robanoid Paralegal “Legaloid”
June 2008www.annimac.com.au13 Three Global Challenges Technology Call Centre - Asia
June 2008www.annimac.com.au15 Three Global Challenges 2. Climate change
June 2008www.annimac.com.au16 Three Global Challenges Climate Change Global warming Sea levels rising 2° = 1 metre Droughts Floods Earthquakes Volcanoes Violent Storms
June 2008www.annimac.com.au19 Three Global Challenges 3.Peak Oil : The Big Rollover
June 2008www.annimac.com.au20 Three Global Challenges Peak Oil OIL BUYERS MARKET The Peak of World Oil Production CHEAP & EASY-TO-EXTRACT OIL US North Sea Forecast oil production Past oil production We are here Previous Rollovers SELLERS MARKET BIG ROLLOVER
June 2008www.annimac.com.au21 Chinese Technology Centre
June 2008www.annimac.com.au22 Three LA Trends 1. Multidisciplinarity
June 2008www.annimac.com.au23 Three LA Trends - Multidisciplinarity Challenges of : professional demarcation standards of practice educational exclusivities
June 2008www.annimac.com.au24 Three LA Trends 2. Shifting values & attitudes
June 2008www.annimac.com.au27 Life is drawing without an eraser
June 2008www.annimac.com.au28 Chi master class with MIT engineers
June 2008www.annimac.com.au29 Albany Highway Williams Western Australia 2004
June 2008www.annimac.com.au33 Three LA Trends 3. Generational gap
June 2008www.annimac.com.au34 Generations Baby Boomers 1945 – 60 age Generation X 1960 – DotComs 1975 – Ferals 1990 – now to 15 Generation X 1960 – Generation Y 1980 – now to 25 wikipedia
June 2008www.annimac.com.au35 Baby Boomers $100 for speeding $250 for misleading the public
June 2008www.annimac.com.au36 Boomers & technology That’s the phone, dear, Here, try the remote That’s the phone dear. Here try the remote.
June 2008www.annimac.com.au37 Boomers Care
June 2008www.annimac.com.au42 Three LA Trends - Generation Gap Generation X
June 2008www.annimac.com.au43 Gen Xers
June 2008www.annimac.com.au45 Gen X Lifestyle Dog What ! No lemon wedge ?
June 2008www.annimac.com.au47 Three LA Trends - Generation Gap DotComs
June 2008www.annimac.com.au48 DotComs
June 2008www.annimac.com.au50 DotComs Relationships
June 2008www.annimac.com.au51 Three LA Trends - Generation Gap Ferals to 15
June 2008www.annimac.com.au52 Ferals to 15
June 2008www.annimac.com.au53 Parallel Universes
June 2008www.annimac.com.au56 Facing the future in Landscape Architecture :
June 2008www.annimac.com.au57 thank you
June 2008www.annimac.com.au58 HEADLINES FROM THE YEAR : 2029 * Ozone created by electric cars now killing millions * Tasmanian Devil plague threatens Australasian crops & livestock * Baby conceived naturally. Scientists stumped * Iran still closed off; physicists estimate 10 yrs before radioactivity at safe level
June 2008www.annimac.com.au59 Headlines 2029 * France pleads for global help after being taken over by Jamaica * No other country helps the beleaguered nation * George Z. Bush says will run for Pres in 2036 * Postal Service raises price of 1 st class stamp to $17.89; mail delivery only on Wednesdays * 85-year $75.8 B study confirms : Diet & exercise are keys to weight loss.
June 2008www.annimac.com.au60 Headlines 2029 * Global cooling blamed for citrus crop failure - for third consecutive year * Fuel stations open only on Tues & Fri. * Supreme Court rules punishment of criminals violates their civil rights * Average height of pro basketballers now 288 cms / 9 ft 7 ins * Law requires all nail clippers, screwdrivers, fly swatters & rolled-up newspapers to be registered by January 2030.