Immaterial Side of Design

Industrial Design Ecologies GRAP-2920-AUSBR-S1-TUT01/03   Thursday 2:30pm-5:30pm515.03.003Areli Avendano

This course will explore the role of design in maternal wellbeing
in the context of humanitarian scenarios through a series of readings and
videos, in-class presentations and discussions. Using a systemic design
approach (Human Centred Design + Systems thinking), you will propose a
comprehensive service or strategy for an area of your choice

Wastification: the beautification of waste

Industrial Design Ecologies GRAP-2920-AUSBR-S1-TUT01/02               Thursday 11:30am-2:30pm515.03.003Giorgia Pisano

How can things go
from trash to treasure? Can waste be beautiful? Why do we feel attracted to old
things, second-hand products or discarded objects? How can we create or
increase the emotional or economic values of waste?

This course invites
you to explore answers for these questions and engage in creative practices to

Waste Streams Stream, Designers Dream Dreams

Industrial Design Ecologies GRAP-2920-AUSBR-S1-TUT01/01   Friday  8:30am-11:30am        515.03.003  Robert Eales

What is waste useful
for? How can we transform everyday waste into new materials? How can we make
new materials at home or in the workshop?

This course is about
putting sustainability through materials at the hearth of your design practice.
We will look at, how to identify and leverage waste