Category Archives: Defining Sustainability

University of Brighton Graduate Shows

Just some of the  work on show design students at the University of Brighton Graduate Shows in June (Clare Evans, Julia Barklem, Chris Cooper, Rosie Nolan, Edmund Pimm, Elisabeth Wester, and Lawrence Lawson).  For those students with an interest in eco design … Continue reading

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Students trip to Esitpa: Ecole d’ingenieurs en Agriculture, Rouen

In October the BRIDGE project enabled us to support students from the University of Brighton to travel to Rouen for 5 days. This was  an opportunity for knowledge exchange with students from Esitpa. Hosted by William Edmonds and Nathalie Roguez-Villette , students … Continue reading

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Biosphere Partnership University of Brighton

The University is supporting the development of a proposal for Brighton & Hove and Lewes Downs to become recognised as a world-class environment, by achieving international Biosphere Reserve status from the United Nations. As part of this development the partnership … Continue reading

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Sustainability: behaviour change – lessons from public health

As Steven Johnson points out if you want to change peoples behaviour in terms of sustainability it needs to have meaning in terms of an individuals personal life, not just convincing them that it is an important issue. In his … Continue reading

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Integrating Sustainability into Design Education: The Toolkit

In 2009 The Designers Accord convened an event bringing together interested individuals from academic professional institutions to discuss design education and sustainability, and to consider these questions: How can we move design education forward? How can we create a common … Continue reading

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BBC report on Emotionally Durable Design at Brighton University

Last week the BBC Today Programme featured an interview with Professor Jonathan Chapman and students on Design and Craft BA and MA Sustainable Design who are working on the concept of ‘emotionally durable design‘ : how do you design a desire … Continue reading

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Sustainability : the 3rd leg of the stool: People and Communities

Sustainability isn’t just about the planet its about creating sustainable environments that promote wellbeing for people and communities. The Wellbeing in Sustainble Evironments (WISE) focuses on this area of research.

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