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Author Vezzoli, Carlo, author.

Title Product-Service System Design for Sustainability / Carlo Vezzoli, Cindy Kohtala, Amrit Srinivasan, Liu Xin, Moi Fusakul, Deepta Sateesh, J.C. Diehl
Edition 1st
Published Routledge, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (524 pages)
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Acknowledgements; Book rights; Contents; Foreword; Introduction: sustainability in design; PART I: PRODUCT-SERVICE SYSTEM DESIGN FOR SUSTAINABILITY: CONSOLIDATED KNOWLEDGE AND KNOW-HOW; 1 Sustainable development and system discontinuity; 2 PSS innovation and sustainability; 3 Product-Service System design for sustainability; 4 Methods and tools for system design for sustainability; PART II: THE NEW DESIGN FRONTIERS OF PRODUCT-SERVICE SYSTEM DESIGN FOR SUSTAINABILITY; Section 1: New Ways to Deliver Satisfaction and Manage the Transition
1 An aesthetic for sustainable interactions in Product-Service Systems?2 Sustainable consumer satisfaction in the context of clothing; 3 Developing new products and services in entrepreneurial contexts; 4 The societal embedding of sustainable Product-Service Systems; Looking for synergies between strategic design and transition studies; 5 Our common nature; Insights from the 'moral faculty' and its potential role in system design for socially and environmentally sustainable outcomes; Section 2: New Perspectives on Sustainable PSS in Low-Income and Emerging Contexts
6 PSS in waste: lessons from the Indian informal economy7 Sustainable Product-Service Systems in the informal economy of poor urban contexts; India and the case of press workers in the clothes care system in Delhi; 8 Sustainability at work, sustainability at play; The consequences of an urban horticulture project involving underprivileged children in India; Section 3: New Ways to Leverage Social Innovation for Sustainability; 9 Design for Chinese social innovation; Pilot PSS design experiences for sustainable lifestyles; 10 Design and social innovation
Articulating experience17 Creative sustainability; The role of (design) education; 18 Transdisciplinary platforms; Teaching sustainability to design students; 19 Learning the unlearned; Product design for sustainability; 20 Bringing streamlined LCA into the sustainable PSS design process; Back cover
Design practice and methods based on networks and communities11 Catalysing social resources for sustainable changes; Social innovation and community centred design; Section 4: New Ways to Design for Moderation; 12 A brief introduction to the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy; 13 The principle of self-reliance in design for a sufficiency economy; 14 MATTEROLOGY; A Chinese method for sustainable design thinking; 15 Modern Product-Service System design and the concept of an ecological civilisation; A traditional Chinese view; Section 5: New Ways to Educate; 16 New ways of educating
Summary A state-of-the-art examination of the theory and practice of system innovation, through Product Service System (PSS) design for sustainability from a trans-cultural viewpoint. Based on a European and Asian research project, it provides case studies, background, advice and tools for designers interested in sustainable PSSs
Subject Production management -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable design.
Production management -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable design.
Form Electronic book
Author Diehl, J. C., author.
Fusakul, Moi, author
Kohtala, Cindy, author.
Sateesh, Deepta, author.
Srinivasan, Amrit, author.
Xin, Liu, author
ISBN 1351277987