89120 Sustainability, Design & Creative Futures: Being Human

The purpose of this studio is to develop research knowledge, to engage in brief generation, establish a personal emphasis, and to take part in a larger group investigation over a prolonged period. Students participate in a themed studio over an extended period. Examples of themes include: globalisation; the creative economy; post-consumerism; niche design; and design for developing countries. The themes reflect the core elements of sustainability, design and creative enterprise. The initial focus is to build up a knowledge base in the area. Students also consider their response to the theme in terms of a more specific brief. Students establish their own personal emphasis, for example: is their work design-driven or enterprise-driven?

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