Lo-TEK: Design by Radical Indigenism by Julia Watson (Taschen, 2020) documents an inspiring design movement for sustainable infrastructures.
In an era of both utopian high tech and unprecedented climate extremes, we are drowning in information while starving for wisdom. Enter Lo-TEK, derived from Traditional Ecological Knowledge, as a cumulative body of multigenerational knowledge, practices, and beliefs – sophisticated in design an sustainable in nature. Through Lo-TEK, explore indigenous innovations from the past millennia, now more relevant than ever.
– Julia Watson, Lo-TEK: Design by Radical Indigenism (Taschen, 2020), excerpt from the back cover book description
The richly illustrated book has English text.