Sustainable Design. Strategies for a social change.
The industrialized countries consume so many resources that developing countries will take every chance to achieve a similar level of prosperity. Why do we fail to design reasonable production and consumption patterns that would put a stop to the overexploitation of nature? How can we at least respect the biophysical boundaries of economic activity?
Transliterated statements by: Georg Guensberg, consultant on environmental issues in strategic communications and politics, Vienna; Sigrid Stagl, environmental economist, Professor at the Institute for Regional and Environmental Economics, University of Economics and Business, Vienna; Ursula Tischner, Director of econcept Cologne, Professor of Design for Sustainability, Savannah College of Art, USA. Moderated by Harald Gruendl, design theorist and CEO of IDRV, designer (EOOS), Vienna.
Publication: Circle 00003 (r=4): Sustainable Design. Strategien für einen gesellschaftlichen Wandel. Download the publication here.
edited by IDRV, Institute of Design Research Vienna, Vienna 2010