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.
Soon we will release training materials on Innovative Design for Sustainability (IDfS) strategies, a key selection of resources addressed to students, faculty and companies of the design sector. Stay tuned!
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The fourth masterclass for the Circular Design Internship in Ireland was conducted on November 20th, 2017, by Gert O’Rourke, the manager of Nexus Innovation Centre, University of Limerick, Ireland. The…
The third masterclass for the Circular Design Internship in Ireland was conducted on October 13th, 2017, by Javi Buron Garcia, the director of Fablab Limerick, Ireland. The masterclass addressed the…
The second masterclass for the Circular Design Internship in Ireland was conducted by Dr. Simon O’Rafferty, EPA Ireland on October 11th, 2017. The masterclass focused on the implications of sustainable…
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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…
The project partner Barcelona Design Centre organises the Barcelona Design Week (BDW), a must-attend event on design, creativity and innovation in Barcelona and one of the most important Design Weeks…
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