desarrollo sostenible

Patrones de consumo

Our Western material culture — disconnected from the principles of sustainable development —is lacking a wider perspective of the links between the various elements within the system of consumption, and we are thus ignoring the relationship between the patterns of consumption and their consequences. S. Ulicka Nuestra cultura material occidental […]


Eco-efficiency is achieved by the delivery of competitively priced goods and services that satisfy human needs and bring quality of life, while progressively reducing ecological impacts and resource intensity throughout the life-cycle to a level at least in line with the Earth’s estimated carrying capacity. World Business Council for Sustainable […]

Sistemas y sus componentes

A systems approach involves examining the connections and relationships between objects and events as much as the objects and events themselves. Changes in one component of the system will lead to changes in another, which in turn may lead to changes elsewhere. Interactions occur between system components that may cause […]

Protección y mejora del medio ambiente

The protection and improvement of the human environment is a major issue which affects the well-being of people and economic development throughout the world; it is the urgent desire of the people of the whole world and the duty of all governments. United Nations Environment Programme La protección y mejora […]

Desarrollo Sostenible

El desarrollo sostenible es una necesidad, siempre y cuando esté entendido no solamente como un esfuerzo de proteger el medioambiente, sino como una idea transformativa de los valores, objetivos y sistemas de convivencia de las sociedades actuales. S. Ulicka

La Cultura de Diseño

Today´s omnipotent design culture [..] plays a comprehensive role in suggesting and/or setting new values and, hence, inculcating societal change. Whosoever controls the designers – in modern capitalism that role generally falls to business and government – controls to large degree the expressions and evolution of the design culture. A. […]

El objetivo del diseño como profesión

It appears that as a profession, we are struggling with the fact that design is linked to ever-growing productivity, which in fact cannot form the basis of sustainable development. In the end, the aim is to increase economic growth on a planet with finite resources, which just does not make […]