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Design for sustainable change : how design and designers can drive the sustainability agenda

Author: Anne Chick; Paul Micklethwaite
Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland : Ava Pub. ; La Vergne, TN : Distributed in the USA & Canada by Ingram Publisher Services, ©2011.
Series: Required reading range., Course reader.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From design to design thinking to design activism - Sustainability - Design for sustainable change.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Chick; Paul Micklethwaite
ISBN: 9782940411306 2940411301
OCLC Number: 663951538
Description: 183 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 30 cm.
Contents: pt. I. From design to design thinking to design activism. 1. Design is to design a design to produce a design : Design as a field ; Design as an action or process ; Design as a concept or proposal ; Design as an outcome ; Design is an attitude not a profession ; Design innovation and the innovation of design --
2. Design thinking : Societal challenges are design challenges ; From problem-solving to problem-setting ; Service design: maybe we don't need a product? ; Participatory design: from designing for to designing with ; Open source design ; There's nothing new about design thinking? --
3. Design activism : Design activism ; Activism through design ; Design altruism --
pt. II. Sustainability. 4. The 's' word ; What do we want to sustain? ; Models of sustainability ; Measuring sustainability ; Sustainability is not about single issues ; Types of capital in sustainable development ; Should we use the 's' word? --
pt. III. Design for sustainable change. 5. Sustainability and design : Green design: a single-issues approach ; Ecodesign: life-cycle thinking ; Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and design ; Design for sustainability: radical innovations --
6. Design for sustainable living : Designing sustainable behaviour ; Designing sustainable systems ; Designing sustainable lifestyles ; Designing sustainable cities ; Designing sustainable regions --
7. Design for development : Designing against inequality ; Designing for needs, not wants ; Approaches to designing for development.
Series Title: Required reading range., Course reader.
Responsibility: Anne Chick, Paul Micklethwaite.

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Exploring how design thinking and design-led entrepreneurship can address the issue of sustainability, this title examines how familiar design processes can be translated into methodologies for  Read more...

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An invaluable reference guide to the major ethical design themes of our time. With its lively format and succinct overview of concepts, ideas and case studies, this book is essential reading for Read more...

 
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