18 octobre 2011


This is a research site belonging to me, Kristina Borjesson, and dedicated to the designed object and its contribution to a holistic sustainable development. Sustainable development has developed into something of a buzz-word and its meaning has consequently become obscured.  The word 'holistic' , which should serve as a reminder that sustainability depends on coordinated transdisciplinary actions, has become part of the buzz.  I focused initially on the designed object but as a result of continued research it has become... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2011

What have I been up to since March 2010?

What have I been up to since March 2010? In spring I was part of the planning of the project Connecting Stockholm - an exhibition at the Museum of Architecture in Stockholm in September. The exhibition was created whilst exhibited by 'the human beings' making up Urban Nouveau, a group of young international architects with a vision: humanizing the built and planned environment. Connecting Stockholm explored the implementation of a new urban strategy for the Swedish capital: how to create a whole of the city... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2011

Vision continued

18 October 2011   "Making Matters Matter to Man"It is now 19 months since I last reviewed my vision, see below. These months have seen little writing but much thinking and doing, se further under 008 What is new? My vision has not changed but rather been confirmed. The world of design has got its new buzz word: Design Thinking. This is not primarily 'thinking for design' but applying the thinking used by designers in other problem solving processes which do not concern the design of objects and buildings. Design... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2011

Update: My Future Research

I promised you an update concerning the goal for my future research: the Handbook. (October 2011) This book is now under writing: "Making Matters Matter to Man". My research has opened a number of new 'doors' through which I have entered and found more knowledge and experience to add to the conclusions I have continouosly made since I finished my thesis. The book will be truly multi-disciplinary and also include conversations on relevant themes, involving professionals and researchers from a number of different fields. The issue... [Lire la suite]
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