This is a lecture from the 'Social Sustainability' seminar at ID (598-005 B 2011), taught by Ramia Mazé and Judith Gregory. It covers:
• An overview of some of the course topics and structure. (timecode 00:00-13:00)
• A broad introduction motivating and contextualizing concepts of ‘social sustainability’. A glimpse into contemporary environmental studies and sustainable development discourse, with particular attention to social, political and cultural dimensions, including issues of environmental justice and the developing world. An overview of topics in sustainable design (lifecycle thinking, product-service systems, etc.), highlighting emerging areas for design practice and design issues that will be further explored in the class. (13:00-1:30:00)
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