Sustainability concerns permeate the broad field of design. This BA-level course introduces major sustainability concerns and connects them to contemporary production processes and consumption patterns. The course charts design strategies for reduced negative sustainability impacts including material selection, energy efficiency, changes in consumption patterns, abilities to affect overall demand, various strategies for closing material loops and the role of new materials in design for sustainability.
Teaching period: V (see course schedule for details)
Mikko Jalas, email@example.com
Tatu Marttila, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pirjo Kääriäinen, email@example.com
Teaching locations in Otaniemi vary from session to another. Please, see course schedule for details!
NEW zoom (12.-31.5.) https://aalto.zoom.us/j/67139760288
NOTE: Thursday 12th and Tuesday 24th will be ONLY in zoom!
Course presemo https://presemo.aalto.fi/artx1008sustainabledesign