Future Skills of Design for Sustainability: An Awareness-Based Co-Creation Approach

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Hakio, Kirsi
dc.contributor.author Mattelmäki, Tuuli
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-04T13:38:35Z
dc.date.available 2019-10-04T13:38:35Z
dc.date.issued 2019-09-25
dc.identifier.citation Hakio , K & Mattelmäki , T 2019 , ' Future Skills of Design for Sustainability: An Awareness-Based Co-Creation Approach ' SUSTAINABILITY , vol. 11 , no. 19 , 5247 . https://doi.org/10.3390/su11195247 en
dc.identifier.issn 2071-1050
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dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/40580
dc.description.abstract Our inner, invisible dimension consisting of our values, mental models and worldviews, has been identified as a significant leverage point for transformational change, as it brings to life our actions. Accordingly, the inner dimension of sustainability has a major role in transitioning towards desirable and sustainable futures. This paper focuses on exploring what kind of methods and competences are needed to access and work with the inner dimension as part of collaborative design practices aiming for sustainable and deep change. Thus, a lesser researched, alternative perspective to design discourse, the awareness-based co-creation approach is highlighted as a potential and emerging direction for design for sustainability. By thinking across: (1) literature findings of the concept of inner dimension of sustainability; (2) existing knowledge of awareness-based transformation approaches and (3) results of an experimental case study done in the context of nature tourism, it was recognized that more examples are needed on how to enable, promote and capture participants’ transformative experiences. Finally, the argument is made that awareness-based competencies should be considered as essential future skills and competences of design for sustainability. en
dc.format.extent 24
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
dc.relation.ispartofseries SUSTAINABILITY en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 11, issue 19 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other 6132 Visual arts and design en
dc.subject.other sustainability en
dc.title Future Skills of Design for Sustainability: An Awareness-Based Co-Creation Approach en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Design
dc.contributor.department Department of Design en
dc.subject.keyword awareness-based approach
dc.subject.keyword inner dimension of sustainability
dc.subject.keyword future skills
dc.subject.keyword mental models
dc.subject.keyword key competences for sustainability
dc.subject.keyword co-design
dc.subject.keyword design for sustainability
dc.subject.keyword 6132 Visual arts and design
dc.subject.keyword sustainability
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201910045597
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/su11195247
dc.type.version publishedVersion

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