Teaching Position: ‘Objects–Spaces–Services’ in Eco-Social Design

Teaching Position: ‘Objects–Spaces–Services’ in Eco-Social Design

For the MA Eco-Social Design we are looking for an experienced design practitioner co-leading the studio course ‘Thesis Preparation Project’ with a focus on ‘Objects–Spaces–Services’ in Eco-Social Design. Here is the call. Application deadline 12th of August 2019, 12:00 a.m. If you have questions about the application procedure please send an email to Recruitment Design. …

Salone or Wherever: A Matter of Ideas

Salone or Wherever: A Matter of Ideas

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 17:00, unibz, Faculty for Design & Art, C4.06 (drawing room) The Faculty for Design and Art wants to be more visible and sharpen its profile. Therefore, on 3 June several teachers and some students met to discuss whether to invest to be present at the Milano Design Week. The outcome of …

Teachers / Researchers wanted!

Teachers / Researchers wanted!

For the MA Eco-Social Design we offering a range of diverse teaching positions for the next academic year. Beyond excellence in the specific fields, we are looking for people who enjoy transdisciplinary collaboration and transformative practices. In particular, we are looking for teachers for these subjects: Design & Materials (call) Studio Course “Eco-Social Design Practice” …

To Salone or not to…

To Salone or not to…

… that is the question we would like to discuss with you on Monday, 3 June 2019, 17:30, unibz, Faculty for Design & Art, F0.01 For years the Milano Design Week has been a driver of mindsets, lifestyles and economies which consistently contributed to the acceleration of the eco-social catastrophes we now face and finally …

Nicolas Nova “Ethnography, Design, Design Ethnography”.

Nicolas Nova “Ethnography, Design, Design Ethnography”.

By Design or by Disaster TalkThursday, 16 May 2019, 18:00unibz, room F 4.06 SpeakerNicolas NovaAssociate Professor at the Geneva School of Arts and Design (HEAD), co-founder of the Near Future Laboratory, author of Beyond Design Ethnography. How designers practice ethnographic research (Idea Books, 2014). Discussant Elisabeth TauberSenior Researcher in Anthropology, Faculty of Education, Free University …

Call: Make Transformation Tangible!

Call: Make Transformation Tangible!

Projects, papers, provocations, products, purgatories, paradises, promises, plans, phantasies, policies, poetries … wanted, related to the topic of our annual conference BY DESIGN OR BY DISASTER: Make Transformation Tangible! 11–14 April 2019 With the organization of our conference BY DESIGN OR BY DISASTER 2019 in full swing, we’re excited to announce the MemActs*. In this …

Es lebe der Park / Vivere il Parco

Es lebe der Park / Vivere il Parco

Design und Kommunikation für die Neugestaltung und Belebung des Kapuzinerparks in Bozen Design e comunicazione per la riconfigurazione e la rivitalizzazione del Parco dei Cappuccini di Bolzano Ausstellung / Esposizioneunibz, Faculty for Design & Art, F4Fr, 18.1., 18:00-22:00Sa, 19.1., 11:00-19:00 Der Kapuzinerpark soll umgestaltet werden. Es geht aber nicht nur um rein materielle Renovierungsarbeiten, sondern …

Falko Müller »…DENN SIE TUN NICHT WAS SIE WISSEN – Ökodiktatur versus Politik der kleinen Schritte«

Falko Müller »…DENN SIE TUN NICHT WAS SIE WISSEN – Ökodiktatur versus Politik der kleinen Schritte«

By Design or by Disaster Talk Montag, 10. Dezember 2018, 18:30 unibz, Raum F 0.03   Climate Campaigning Der Klimawandel ist einer der dringlichsten Herausforderungen der Menschheit. Falko Müller war Projektleiter für den Klimaschutzaktionsplan der Landeshauptstadt München. Diese Kampagne zielt darauf ab, Menschen zu einem klimafreundlichen Verhalten zu motivieren. Falko Müller wird darüber sprechen, warum …

Juliane Stiegele »UTOPIA TOOLBOX – for working on the future«

Juliane Stiegele »UTOPIA TOOLBOX – for working on the future«

By Design or by Disaster Talk Wednesday, 28. November 2018, 18:30 unibz, room F 0.03   An incitement to radical creativity UTOPIA TOOLBOX is an international art project of people from various professional fields that provides ideas for a conscious designing of a challenging future. How do we really want to live, as individuals, in …

Jan-Christoph Zoels »Change agents«

Jan-Christoph Zoels »Change agents«

By Design or by Disaster Talk Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 18:30 unibz, room C4.06   Adapting services to people’s behavioral models Behaviours are guided by individual and collective interpretations of what is possible. Innovative services can facilitate both behavioral and cultural change, by removing barriers to people’s actions, widening their choices and helping them to …

Aart van Bezooijen »Digital Crafts – A New Relationship Between Designers and Materials for More Circular Design«

Aart van Bezooijen »Digital Crafts – A New Relationship Between Designers and Materials for More Circular Design«

By Design or by Disaster Talk Monday, 5 November 2018, 18:30 unibz, room F0.03 »Materials are key ingredients to a more sustainable future« Moving towards a circular economy requires a different way of dealing with the valuable resources of our planet. A circular economy does not only involve economics but demands a stronger integration of …

Tom Bieling »Design as Inclusion«

Tom Bieling »Design as Inclusion«

By Design or by Disaster Talk Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 18:30 unibz, room F0.01 »The word disability is, at best, an inappropriate label for a poorly designed world« Tom Bieling, THE ATLANTIC, June 26, 2013 »In the conceptualisation and development of information–communication–technologies as well as in policy making, the needs, experiences and knowledge of socially …

Tues, 22.5., 10:00 Maurizio Montalti “Material alternatives and our bio-degradable future/s”

Tues, 22.5., 10:00 Maurizio Montalti “Material alternatives and our bio-degradable future/s”

Amsterdam based designer Maurizio Montalti will give a lecture “Material alternatives and our bio-degradable future/s” addressing the theme -designing with living systems and organisms-, invited by the projects Copy.Paste.Culture. and Design After Humans-Dystopia is Now. The lecture will start at 10:00 and take place on the 4th floor, room C4.06, in Faculty of Design and …

Design, Delusion, Desire

Design, Delusion, Desire

The Milano Design Week & the Desire Week at MACAO After around 30 years of working as a designer I visited the notorious Design Week Milano for the first time. I went there, because I was invited to participate in the Desire Week at the cultural center MACAO, together with my colleague Matteo Moretti and …