From Hierarchy to Panarchy: Hybrid Thinking's Resilient Network of Renewal



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To increase resilience in a volatile and uncertain world, hybrid thinking architects should embrace thinking from domains such as ecological, network and organizational science to create a more biodynamically coordinated paradigm of renewal known as "panarchitecture."

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • 1.0 Introduction
    • 2.0 Panarchitecture: Designing Resilience
    • 3.0 Network-Centric Models
      • 3.1 Models of Interdependent Cycles From Ecological Science
      • 3.2 Models of Interdependent Networks From Network Science
      • 3.3 Models of Interdependent People From Organizational Science
    • 4.0 Practices
      • 4.1 Pay Down Debt as You Go by Dynamically Refactoring Dependencies
      • 4.2 Plan for Design Succession
      • 4.3 Focus Relational Coordination on Transitions and Transformations
    • 5.0 Outcomes and Examples of Emerging Panarchitecture
    • 6.0 Definition and Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading
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