The evolution of the Design for Sustainability field has broadened its theoretical and practical scope over the years. While the first approaches were focusing predominantly on the technical side, the proceeding ones have recognized the crucial importance of the role of users, the resilience of communities, and more generally of the various actors and dynamics of socio-technical systems.
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Circular Design: Learning for Innovative Design for Sustainability
This is a European project funded by Erasmus+ within the social business and the educational innovation field.
Under the name ‘Circular Design: Learning for Innovative Design for Sustainability’, this initiative will enhance the creation and consumption of sustainable products and services, aligned with European Circular Economy policies.
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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) hosted the second Training Co-Creation Workshops (TCW) in Barcelona during the last week of April, from 23rd to 27th. The training activities were developed in…
On February 26, Àlex Jiménez from the design studio Nutcreatives, visited the students of the second internship of our project, in Vilanova (Barcelona). He presented his company and the philosophy…
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On 26th of April we will organize a workshop aimed at professionals and companies interested in sustainability strategies from the perspective of design and innovation. Members of the Circular Design project…
From 14 to 16 November the Circular Economy European Summit (CEES) will bring together in Barcelona global industry experts and professionals from different backgrounds for keynotes, panel sessions and stakeholder…
The Circular Design project will be presented at the 19th International Conference on Engineering and product Design Education (E&PDE 2017), that will be hosted by the Akershus University College of…
Best practices & Products
We are compiling a fine selection of best practices and products on circular design. Coming soon!
The Circular Design project involves thirteen partners including European universities, design centers and companies coming from four different regions: Catalonia, Ireland, Holland and Sweden.Learn more