Information Design

Social and Sustainable Design

Seminar, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

Design versus beautification; design as a medium to improve the living conditions of the inhabitants; sustainability as an essential factor in the design process; future of design; realisation of a theoretical approach in concrete projects resp. project visions.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge expansion in specific areas

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Braungart, M.; McDonough, W.: Cradle to Cradle. Remaking the Way We Make Things. New York 2002; El-Haggar, S.: Sustainable industrial design and waste management. Cradle-to-cradle for sustainable development. Burlington 2007; Ralf BOHN, Heiner WILHARM (Hg.), Inszenierung und Ereignis. Beiträge zur Theorie und Praxis der Szenografie, Bielefeld 2009; Matthias GÖTZ (Hg.), Villa Paragone. Thesen zum Ausstellen, Basel 2008; Uwe REINHARDT, Philipp Teufel (Hg.), Neue Ausstellungsgestaltung 02/ New Exhibition Design 02, Ludwigsburg 2010; Scenography/Szenografie. Making Spaces talk/Narrative Räume. Projects/Projekte; Virgil WIDRICH et al. (Hg.), Inszenierung und neue Medien, Wien-New York 2011; Larry Ullman, PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites, Addison-Wesley 2011; Alex Steffen (Hg.), World Changing: A User´s Guide For The 21st Century, 2011;

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