See also the Metadesign Research Centre
- To create a framework for design practice that fosters greater wisdom.
- To address primary human needs (e.g. food, shelter, mobility) in a joined-up way.
- To find design methods that encourage a more ecological society.
- To find new ways to increase biological diversity.
- To find new ways to hinder entropy at the urban metabolic level.
- To work towards some form of creative democracy.
- To inspire and cultivate a 'diversity-of-diversities' within relevant organizations.
- To transform the 'diversity-of-diversities' into a global 'synergy-of-synergies'.
- To incorporate economic thinking and entrepreneurship as a normal part of the (meta)design task.
- To develop useful ideas and theories that befit our declared aspirations and roles.
- To share knowledge and experience of metadesign with Network members, and others.
- To develop, evaluate and trial metadesign practices.
- To transform these ideas and theories into useful practices of metadesign.
- To facilitate effective and extensive collaboration on an Open Source basis.
- To co-create practical outcomes for the above tasks with collaborators around the world.
- To achieve global acceptance of metadesign as a viable discipline and profession.
- To achieve global recognition for metadesign as a valuable new field of practice.
- To manage a global communications network and support structure for achieving this.
- To promote a culture of share-alike under a Creative Commons license.
- To support the launch of new metadesign groups and centres, where required.
- To share good practices that integrate many types of design in a 'metadesign' field.
- To offer our methods and services to governments and appropriate NGOs, companies, etc.
- Metadesign may require the bringing together of things that seem incongruous or incompatible.
- e.g. permaculture, humour, micro-economics, ‘restorative justice’