Industrial Design

Sustainable Material Design & Engineering

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

The course deals with methods of environmental management for companies and organisations as well as their effects on product design, materials and production processes. Within these fields, basic knowledge of e.g. ecobalance, environmentally sound product development, sustainability management as well as methods and tools for the evaluation of environmental soundness and sustainability, is imparted.

Learning outcomes

Graduates acquire detailed knowledge of the development of ecological, economic and social sustainable solutions for design tasks of high complexity in the area of Product and Service Design

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

BOOKS: Schmidt-Bleek, F., Grüne Lügen; Welzer, H., Sommer, B., Transformationsdesign - Wege in eine zukunftsfähige Moderne

Mode of delivery

integrated course

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Bachelor Degree

Assessment methods and criteria

continuous assessment