Sustainability in a Consumer Society: Identifying Suitable Design Strategies to Support Less Consumption

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Abstract

The modern consumption models in the so-called "developed" contexts are not in harmony with our ecosystem. In these "western", but lately increasingly eastern, contexts as well everyday life is immers
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Tao of Sustainability: An International Conference on Sustainable Design Strategies in a Globalization Context (27.-29.10.2011)
EditorsPekka Korvenmaa Zhou Haoming
Place of PublicationBeijing, China
PublisherTsinghua University
Pages555-561
ISBN (Print)ISBN 978-7-5609-7384-5
Publication statusPublished - 2011
MoE publication typeA4 Conference publication

Keywords

  • sustainability; consumersociety; sustainable design; design strategies; design innovation;

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