Wednesday, August 29, 2007

UK design expert on Design for Sustainability

Alastair Fuad-Luke, professor at the UK's University College of Creative Arts and author of The Eco-design Handbook, talks to Engineer Live! writer Jon Severn on the topic of "Moving Towards Design for Sustainability:"

Design engineers are more aware of the world in which they live than the average person; they have a better appreciation of the resources that are required to manufacture products and of the finite nature of the world's resources. Most have also now formed an opinion about how urgently man-made climate change needs to be tackled. Yet design engineers and design managers may feel there is little they can do to make a difference within the constraints of their day-to-day work activities.... Alastair Fuad-Luke, however, believes that designers can do more than they might expect.

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via engineer live

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