Waste

My foray into waste began in 1998 as a classroom exercise for my students where we were looking at types of problems and ways to approach them . The first exercise to design a better garbage bin became an exercise to portray the whole system. Two months later I agreed to do a pilot project,…… Continue reading Waste

You Can Help Save The Planet

Earth – You Can Help Save The Planet | Green Eco Voice The environmental movement! Mankind continues to struggle with ideas and ways to save the planet. Words like sustainability, eco-friendly, environmentalist, ecosystems, and green are becoming a part of everyday vocabulary. The resounding message that Earths resources are being depleted has become a focus…… Continue reading You Can Help Save The Planet

Bad aid makes things worse in Sahel

Bad aid makes things worse in Sahel – PSD Blog – The World Bank GroupSahel_map_2Why has development been unable to break the cycle of poverty in one of the poorest and environmentally damaged regions in Africa? Flawed aid, says a new report: The short-term nature of many contracts in international development makes it difficult for…… Continue reading Bad aid makes things worse in Sahel

Sustainable Designs for a Living World

10 Awe-Inspiring, Sustainable Designs for a Living World: Showing Now at Cooper Hewitt (Slideshow) : TreeHuggerNot able to hoof it to New York City’s Cooper-Hewitt Museum for the Nature Conservancy’s Design for a Living World”? Fret not, because we’ve brought the exhibit to you through the magic of the Internet.In our slideshow, you’ll find prominent…… Continue reading Sustainable Designs for a Living World

2009 project

Theme: Social Innovation and Service Design My practice is in the area of sustainability – which I articulate as the development of projects that look at material and systemic sustainability in Industrial Design Projects. A lot of these projects are speculative and propositional so located in the future. I work with a set of defined…… Continue reading 2009 project

Studios and projects in sustainabilities

I want to write a text about the ultimate purpose of sustainability studios offered to industrial Design students. I want to ask the agencies or sustainability organisations who engage with design students – why do you do so? And I will now proceed to answer the question. These agencies offer studios to broaden the field…… Continue reading Studios and projects in sustainabilities