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Social and Environmental Design as an Educational Pedagogic Resource for Sustainable Development: An Experience with NGOs and Universities

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Part of the Schooling for Sustainable Development book series (SSDE, volume 2)

Abstract

In this chapter we report the work of a university extension project Design Possível supported by the NGO Design Possível. Since its inception in 2004 this academic project has been concerned with experimental practice in the socio-environmental design production and sustainability field. It has also focused on research into the development of designers as society transformation agents in the perspective of the new socio-economic order, which means training designers for the twenty-first century.

Keywords

Private Company Environmental Education Poor Community Industrial Design Social Technology 
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© Springer Netherlands 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mackenzie UniversitySão PauloBrazil

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