Sustainable Design. Strategies for social change!


Circle 00003 (r=4)

Content of the discussion:
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?

Panel members:
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.

Circle 00003 (r=4) was kindly supported by the BMUKK.

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