They are designed to silence creativity, reduce autonomy and suppress aspiration.
Our dominant models of design are to reduce risk and to control neat outcomes we can quantify.
Evaluation is a baseline of how our current societal model functions and if it isn’t in a box it can’t be easily measured.
We have an incapacity to then ‘solve’ problems because there is no slack designed into systems.
To do this will take a courageous leap of tearing down our existing measurement systems and outcomes.
Community, relationships, dignity and respect all need to be woven and considered in the currency with which we design.