Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Designing sustainability for all : the design of sustainable product-service systems applied to distributed economies / Carlo Vezzoli, Brenda Garcia Parra, Cindy Kohtala, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2021]
Online access available from:
SpringerOpen books    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 142 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Lecture notes in mechanical engineering, 2195-4356
Lecture notes in mechanical engineering, 2195-4356
Contents Design for Sustainability -- Distributed Economies (DE) and locally-based Sustainability -- S.PSS applied to DE: a win-win model for Sustainability -- New competences in Design (the knowledge-base) -- Designing Sustainability for All (the know-how) -- Methods and Tools for SD4SA -- Practical Examples of SD4SA Approach
Summary This open access book introduces design for Sustainable Product-Service Systems (S.PSS) and for Sustainable Distributed Economies (S.DE). These are introduced as technical and operative tools for the development of a new generation of designers, responsible and capable of designing environmentally-sustainable products. The book provides a comprehensive theoretical framework but also a practical tool to support the design process. It overviews methodologies, tools and strategies for Sustainable PSS design applied to Distributed Economies (DE) and provides strategies and design guidelines. All of these are highlighted and expanded upon with international case studies
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed April 28, 2021)
Subject Sustainable design.
sustainable architecture.
Sustainable design.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Vezzoli, Carlo, editor.
Garcia Parra, Brenda, editor
Kohtala, Cindy, editor.
ISBN 9783030663001