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Uncovering treasures - Approaching sustainability through renovation in interior design

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dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor.advisor Ripatti, Timo
dc.contributor.advisor Rytkönen, Tiina
dc.contributor.author Byggmästar, Bianca
dc.date.accessioned 2014-09-17T09:28:29Z
dc.date.available 2014-09-17T09:28:29Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/14005
dc.description.abstract The production of low quality goods and the constant pursuit for novelty have changed the nature of our lifestyles and the work of interior designers. When our consumption of natural resources is exceeding the capacity of nature to renew itself, perhaps it is time to return to values that have for many years been neglected. This thesis presents an alternative to the business as usual interior design, by promoting an endure and evolve scenario for the work of interior designers, which is to be achieved by recycling and specifying long lasting products in our projects. While analyzing the current trends on the market and a more sustainable alternative, the author provides guidelines towards a changing pattern for the work of the interior designer. These guidelines are supported by a completed project and interviews with professionals that promote renovation in their work. There are treasures to be found among the forgotten and the discarded objects around us, which can enrich our lives with their history and help us protect the fragile environment we live in. en
dc.format.extent 99
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Uncovering treasures - Approaching sustainability through renovation in interior design en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Arts, Design and Architecture en
dc.contributor.department Muotoilun laitos fi
dc.subject.keyword renovation en
dc.subject.keyword sustainability en
dc.subject.keyword circular economy en
dc.subject.keyword design for maintenance and repair en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201409182641
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Laurila, Tiina
dc.programme fi

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