Search for dissertations about: "upcycling"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word upcycling.

  1. 1. Designed from Recycled: Microwave-Assisted Upcycling of Plastic Waste

    Author : Eva Bäckström; Minna Hakkarainen; Karin Odelius; Antal Boldizar; KTH; []
    Keywords : Fiber- och polymervetenskap; Fibre and Polymer Science;

    Abstract : Mismanagement of plastic waste is of great concern. To reach a more sustainable society, methodologies to handle materials in a more circular way needs to be developed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Humanizing Technology Through Post-Digital Art

    Author : Vygandas Vegas Simbelis; Kristina Höök; John Bowers; KTH; []
    Keywords : Humanization of technology; post-digital aesthetics; abstraction; materiality; immateriality; interpretative digitality; hacking; disruption; accelerationism; interactive art; interaction design; human-computer interaction.; Art; Technology and Design; Konst; teknik och design; Människa-datorinteraktion; Human-computer Interaction; Media Technology; Medieteknik; Datalogi; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : I draw upon the idea of the post digital to create (1) art for humanization of technology and (2) art as manifestations of digital qualities in the physical world, e.g., through digital-analog convergence, or through enriching our experiences with hybrid constellations of techniques, concepts and aesthetics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding Individual and Collective Consumer Power in the Modern Economy

    Author : Matthew Wilson; Esmail Salehi-Sangari; Ana Lisboa; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : Consumers today are empowered by access to technology: they have drastically improved their ability to obtain knowledge, to communicate with each other and with firms, and to influence the marketing function. The research presented in this dissertation investigates consumer power in the modern economy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fashion-able. Hacktivism and engaged fashion design

    Author : Otto Von Busch; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Fashion Design; Hacktivism; Hacking; Heresy; Small Change; Professional-Amateurs; Do-it-yourself; Action Spaces; Artistic Research; Practice-based research;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a series of extensive projects which aim to explore a new designer role for fashion. It is a role that experiments with how fashion can be reverse engineered, hacked, tuned and shared among many participants as a form of social activism. This social design practice can be called the hacktivism of fashion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cellulose Nanofibril-based Hybrid Materials : Eco-friendly design towards separation and packaging applications

    Author : Luis Valencia; Aji Mathew; Olli Ikkala; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Cellulose nanofibrils; hybrid materials; membranes; aerogels; separation; food packaging; materialkemi; Materials Chemistry;

    Abstract : Nanocellulose has been lately considered as the “Holy-Grail” in the design of sustainable materials due to its bio-origin and an unprecedented combination of prominent features, including good mechanical properties, anisotropy and versatile surface chemistry. In addition, nanocellulose in the form of cellulose nanofibrils, can adopt variable structures and morphologies depending on the processing technique, such as aerogels, films and monoliths. READ MORE