Lecture by Ianus Keller and Bregje van Eekelen about the theme of week 1 of Understanding Design: Industrial. Design. Engineering.
Lecture by Ianus Keller and Bregje van Eekelen about the theme of week 8 of Understanding Design: User X
George Monbiot explains what a trophic cascade is and how wolves change rivers.
Learn about the origin of consumerism, its drivers and its consequences.
Lecture by Pieter Jan Stappers and Ianus Keller about the theme of week 6 of Understanding Design: Complex Systems Thinking
This short documentary film by Ray and Charles Eames investigates the relative size of things and the significance of adding a zero to any number. It illustrates the universe as an arena of both continuity and change, of everyday picnics and cosmic mystery.
Learn how planned obsolesce is a part of consumerism and makes bad products with the goal of making money. But can it actually also have benefits?
Lecture by Bregje van Eekelen and Ianus Keller about the theme of week 4 of Understanding Design: The formalisation of design
Ninth week, theme Norms & Rules. From 31 October to 4 November 2022