Design and Sustainability - for iPod/iPhone

Design and Sustainability - for iPod/iPhone

The Open University

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Are you aware of the environmental impacts of the stuff you buy? Is that chair you bought made from wood from a sustainable forest, or was it illegally logged ? Or perhaps your TV set's inner parts are too difficult to recycle or cause pollution when it’s dismantled at the end of its life. All this adds up to a huge amount of damage to the planet. This album looks at how designers must respond to the increasingly urgent need for sustainability in...
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Are you aware of the environmental impacts of the stuff you buy? Is that chair you bought made from wood from a sustainable forest, or was it illegally logged ? Or perhaps your TV set's inner parts are too difficult to recycle or cause pollution when it’s dismantled at the end of its life. All this adds up to a huge amount of damage to the planet. This album looks at how designers must respond to the increasingly urgent need for sustainability in...
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Design and Sustainability

26 Mar 2010 | 01 min 20 secs

Design and Sustainab...

26 Mar 2010 | 01 min 20 secs

Consumer product testing

19 Jul 2009 | 04 mins 06 secs

Consumer product tes...

19 Jul 2009 | 04 mins 06 secs

Testing standards

19 Jul 2009 | 31 secs

Testing standards

19 Jul 2009 | 31 secs

The five principles of su...

19 Jul 2009 | 07 mins 58 secs

The five principles ...

19 Jul 2009 | 07 mins 58 secs

The history of a chair

19 Jul 2009 | 01 min 23 secs

The history of a cha...

19 Jul 2009 | 01 min 23 secs

The designer's role in su...

19 Jul 2009 | 01 min 56 secs

The designer's role ...

19 Jul 2009 | 01 min 56 secs

Incorporating sustainabil...

19 Jul 2009 | 02 mins 14 secs

Incorporating sustai...

19 Jul 2009 | 02 mins 14 secs

The five principles in de...

19 Jul 2009 | 58 secs

The five principles ...

19 Jul 2009 | 58 secs