econcept – Agency for Sustainable Design

The development of environmentally friendly products, concepts and designs into visionary scenarios is the service of econcept.

This development includes instruments such as SWOT analysis, planning methods for ecological design, creativity techniques, Ökobilanzierungsmethoden, MIPS and other methods of analysis. We have assembled an extensive Ecodesign toolbox that we use as needed.

Companies, designers, scientific institutions and consumer councils a.o. are advised competently. More than six years of experience in theoretical and practical work in the exciting areas of Design and Ecology allows us to give successful new impetus for a sustainable economy.

Our knowledge is informed by investigations (e.g. internet research), an international expert network and extensive contacts to scientific institutions.

econcept carries out research work and studies in the field of ecology and design for public and private clients.

Advice in the Field of Ecology and Design

Companies, designers, scientific institutions and consumer councils a.o. are advised competently. More than six years of experience in theoretical and practical work in the exciting areas of Design and Ecology allows us to give successful new impetus for a sustainable economy.

Our knowledge is informed by investigations (e.g. internet research), an international expert network and extensive contacts to scientific institutions.

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Change by Design (or by Disaster)

As a designer, we can support exactly this social learning cycle: We can communicate better and more appropriate to the target group (story-telling, edutainment, etc.) in order to raise awareness of sustainability issues and relate to personal behavior. Then we can try to enhance extrinsic or intrinsic motivation, e.g. Showing role models and positive examples,…

Dialogue forum: fear—why we (don’t) change

The climate catastrophe, poverty, the social decay of societies: images of horrors and crisis scenarios make headlines and media attention worldwide. But what remains beyond the circulation and quot quoting “bad news”? What do media offer beyond the voyeuristic-distanced view of setting worlds, of dramatically escalating conflicts? Do speculation and business with fear also determine…

Burn green to breathe

In the Alpine Region (AR) there is a need to support a better use of local resources and an increase of energy self-sufficiency while reducing impacts on climate and the environment (EUSALP, AG9). Biomass is a local and affordable RES and its combustion avoids fossil CO2atmospheric emissions. For these reasons biomass use is strategic in…

The econcept team

Agim Meta

Communication

Ursula Tischner

CEO

Bonnie Lewtas

International Coordinator

Marc Tobias

Senior Researcher

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