Search for dissertations about: "Design for Sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 242 swedish dissertations containing the words Design for Sustainability.

  1. 1. Designing for sustainability practices : RE-DO Design Doings, Strategies and Postures

    Author : Mia Hesselgren; Sara Ilsted; Elina Eriksson; Sampsa Hyysalo; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Sustainability transitions; Transition design; Machine Design; Maskinkonstruktion;

    Abstract : Tackling current sustainability challenges requires substantial societal and social changes, and many different strategies for their deployment. More people have to choose sustainability practices, such as sustainable mobility practices, but such transitions are not easily accomplished. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lucky People Forecast : a systemic futures perspective on fashion and sustainability

    Author : Mathilda Tham; Richard Kimbell; Kate Fletcher; Emma Dewberry; Kay Stables; University of London Goldsmiths; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Lucky people; Fashion; Sustainability; Futures; Systems thinking; Change; Metadesign; Design; Design;

    Abstract : The detrimental environmental effects associated with fashion production and consumption are increasingly recognised, and strategies in place. However, these are production-focused, top-down strategies, which do not reach where the impact is highest - the user phase, or where the scope for improvement is utmost - the design phase. READ MORE

  3. 3. Design in the space between stories : design for social innovation and sustainability–from responding to societal challenges to preparing for societal collapse

    Author : Anders Emilson; Ezio Manzini; kultur och kommunikation (K3) Institutionen för konst; []
    Keywords : Interaction design; Participatory design; Design for social innovation and sustainability; Design fiction; Collapse informatics; Design things; Resilience; Sustainability; Collapse; Frames; Transition; Scenarios;

    Abstract : We seem to be approaching the end of the era we know as Industrial Civilization. If this is the case, we will leave a stable period of progress and growth and enter into a long period of decline where many of our systems and support structures will collapse. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainability-, Buildability- and Performance-driven Structural Design

    Author : Alexandre Mathern; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; material developments; performance; requirements; constructability; sustainability; buildability; integrated design; structural engineering; structural developments; design method; bridges; finite element analysis; concrete structures; civil engineering; construction technology;

    Abstract : The construction, maintenance and operation of infrastructure networks represent substantial impacts, both positive and negative, in all three dimensions of sustainability: economic, social and environmental. The greatest possibility to reduce the negative impacts and increase the positive ones is at the early design stage of construction projects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hacking for Sustainability

    Author : Jorge Luis Zapico Lamela; Marko Turpeinen; Brandt Nils; Elaine Huang; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : ICT for Sustainability is a growing research area looking at the potential of information and communication technologies for contributing to sustainability. The existing work in this area can be grouped in four main categories: The optimization of existing systems using ICT, the dematerialization of cultural assets and presence, the use of technology for behavioral change, and the support of sustainability practice and research. READ MORE