Place and time: Aalborg University in Copenhagen, 9-11 March 2020 Registration deadline: 14 february 2020
The course is free of charge.
Teachers: Idil Gaziulusoy (Aalto University); Arne Remmen, Monia Niero, Michael Søgaard Jørgensen, Christian Clausen, Jens S Jensen, Birgitte Hoffman, Maj-Britt Quitzau, Andrés Felipe Valderrama Pineda (Aalborg University)
Course description: There is an increasing interest to develop tools, methods, theories and knowledge on how to support design and planning processes that are part of sustainability transitions. This emerging interest builds upon a scholarship on Sustainability Transitions, Innovation Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Design, Strategic Planning and Engineering. The course will provide the students with a state of the art of this academic initiative and an overview of examples of Design for Sustainability Transitions projects in Finland, Australia, Denmark and the US.
Prerequisites: Being enrolled in a relevant PhD program.
The students who take this course will by the end of it be capable of:
… describing the main bodies of theoretical and practice-relevant knowledge and the main theories that can inform Design and Planning for Sustainability Transitions.
… describing exemplary projects that integrate insights from the fields of Sustainability Transitions, Innovation Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Design, Strategic Planning and Engineering
… position their own project in relation to the state of the art of Design and Planning for Sustainability Transitions
… evaluate existing design methods and tools and adjust and improve them for Design and Planning for Sustainability Transitions
… justify how their project is a contribution to this emerging field and the sources it builds upon
For more information: write to Associate Professor Andrés Valderrama at email@example.com
Andrés Felipe Valderrama Pineda
Associate Professor at the Department of Planning
Coordinator of the MSc Sustainable Design Engineering www.en.aau.dk/education/master/sustainable-design
Researcher at the Center for Design and Innovation for Sustainable Transitions www.cdist.dk
Aalborg University – Copenhagen Campus
Tel. +45 23967843
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