Articles on Sustainability

Thoughts, case studies, book reviews, debates and tips on Sustainability, written by prominent authors and carefully edited by FOROALFA.

Portrait of Guillermo Dufranc
Author:
Guillermo Dufranc
Title:
Zero Waste Packaging: Possible or Not?
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Although to eradicate packaging waste may sound impossible to achieve, sustainability is a path to take and make improvements over time to reduce environmental impact.
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Main illustration of the article Accomplice Design or Ethical Design
Author:
Rodolfo Álvarez
Title:
Accomplice Design or Ethical Design
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How long are the designers going to keep collaborating with a system which leads us to an Earth disaster?
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Portrait of Ana Yago
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Ana Yago
Title:
Sundays Smell of Roast Chicken
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The least one can ask of a chair is for it to be functional and ergonomic but these qualities no longer suffice Today a chair will have to adjust to the shifting tastes of society
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Main illustration of the article Green Models in Classroom
Author:
Camilo A. Angulo
Title:
Green Models in Classroom
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Design teachers must spread pedagogical processes for a green world to reduce the impact of our academic exercises on the local environment.
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Portrait of David Gallo
Author:
David Gallo
Title:
Planned Obsolescence
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Design should no longer respond to market interests anymore, but to the human needs that as a global community we have created as time goes by.
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Portrait of André Ricard
Author:
André Ricard
Title:
Fewer Products vs. More Services
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A possible new horizon for the world and for the Design.
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Main illustration of the article Recipe book to get over the crisis with design
Author:
José Antonio Giménez
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Book: Recipe book to get over the crisis with design
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Professionals from 14 countries give their opinions and reflections about the profession and its relation with businesses and society.
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