Design Futures Council

Guy Reid

Filmmaker, writer, founder, Planetary Collective and the Constellation Foundation

Planetary Design: The Profound Importance of Our Embedded Nature

“No house should ever be on a hill — or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together, each the happier for the other.”
Frank Lloyd Wright


Just over half a century ago, on December 21st, 1968, a monumental event occurred—one many are unaware of—which changed the course of human history. Image AS08-16-2593 was taken by the crew of Apollo 8 on their outbound journey to the moon, it was the first image of planet Earth ever taken by human hands. Three days later, after having circled the moon four times, the very same crew snapped another irresistable image: the famous Earthrise photo.

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