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Designing sustainability for all or co-designing sustainability with all?

Davidova, Marie 2019. Designing sustainability for all or co-designing sustainability with all? Presented at: Designing Sustainability For All: The LeNS World Distributed Conference, Mexico City, Mexico; Ciritiba, Brazil; Cape Twon, South Africa; Bangalore, India; Beijing, China; Milan, Italy, 3-5 April 2019. Published in: Ambrosio, Marcelo and Vezzoli, Carlo eds. Designing Sustainability for All. LeNS world distributed conference proceedings Milan: Edizioni, pp. 558-563.

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The paper discusses the critical difference of modernist approach of designing for- and increasing approaches of designing with- or across-, in this case with/across the overall eco-system. The research aims to engage all possible agencies in urban environment for its shift from Anthropocene. Such attempts resulted in ratification of its own design field called Systemic Approach to Architectural Performance. The research by design is generated through real life community trans-disciplinary observations, gigamapping, full-scale prototyping and their performance reflections and re-designs, being called the ‘real life co-design laboratory’. It is achieved through two layers: engaging the communities at place with prototypes as well as placing parametric recipes for DIY online. The prototypes are therefore also exhibits with QR codes leading to the DIY recipes to be locally adapted for specific parameters. This work is therefore oscillating between the ‘bottom up’ and the ‘top down’ approach, targeting the local specific communities worldwide.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Architecture
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
T Technology > TH Building construction
T Technology > TS Manufactures
T Technology > TT Handicrafts Arts and crafts
Publisher: Edizioni
ISBN: 978-88-95651-26-2
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Date of First Compliant Deposit: 17 February 2019
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2019 10:34

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