08 mars 2008

Cumulus Kyoto 2008, Japan

This paper will be part of the proceedings for Cumulus Kyoto 2008, March 28-31. The confusion concerning timelessness. Does the everyday interpretation of the notion at all promote sustainable living? Kristina Borjesson Prologue. This paper is mainly based on research conducted for my PhD project: The Affective Sustainability of Objects. (Borjesson 2006). Post-doctoral research including continued studies, workshops and seminars has since allowed for advanced conclusions. Introduction. Though... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2008

Conclusion of Designboost 2007

Conclusions of Designboost 2007. Applying a general view … In discussions concerning sustainability there is always we and them. But all of us have dual roles: privately we and professionally them and of course also the reverse. To refer a question to them is actually to refer it back to ourselves Conclusion: there is no such thing as …. “we cannot do anything until they have done …..” No company, organisation or institution – and individual for that matter – can escape their... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2008

Article for Designboost 2007

To aim at the affectively sustainable is to look for the hidden obvious in an object. The limits of rational thinking? Most designers share at least one vision: to contribute to real development rather than to design merely another. My vision as a researcher is to provide designers with new or newly combined knowledge, which have a chance to facilitate their mission. Knowledge, in my meaning of the term, is also consciousness: to put in doubt and rethink as also to look beyond the rational, to see the potential of the... [Lire la suite]
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