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For 20 years, he has been researching and teaching on design for sustainability. At the Design department of the Politecnico di Milano University, he is professor of product Design for environmental Sustainability and System Design for Sustainability as well as head of both the research group Design and system Innovation for Sustainability (DIS) and the Lab Learning Network on Sustainability_Italy (LeNS_LAB Italy). Among others, since 2007 he is founder of the Learning Network on Sustainability which is a worldwide multipolar network of networks of  design Higher Education Institutions covering all continents, with the aim of diffusing design for sustainability with an open and copy left ethos. He is now coordinating The LeNSin EU funded (Erasmus+ program) 3 years project involving 36 Universities as partners from Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, India, China, United Kingdom, The Netherland, Finland and Italy. His book Design for Environmental Sustainability has been published in English (London: Springer, 2008), Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Taiwanise and Spanish. His most recent book Product-Service System design for Sustainability (London: Greenleaf, 2014), will be soon published even in Chinese, Thai and Portuguese.

 

Oral Presentations:

System Design for Sustainability for All. A new knowledge base and know-how developed within the LeNSin Project

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  • Affiliation Design Department, Politecnico di Milano

Cenk Basbolat is a multidisciplinary designer and researcher with core focus on user experience, system design, visualisation and strategy. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from Bilkent University in Turkey having completed one year of his studies in the School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan in USA. He received his Master of Science degree in Product Service System Design at Politecnico di Milano with an half year study abroad experience at RMIT university at Melbourne.

Cenk previously worked as Designer and Researcher at FourByNorth Studio, an American Design Studio, based in Istanbul and currently working as a Designer Researcher and Project Manager at DIS Lab - Design and system Innovation for Sustainability in the Design Department of Politecnico di Milano where he is engaged in LeNSin (the International Learning Network of networks on Sustainability) Project which is an EU-supported (ERASMUS+) project involving 36 universities from Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and Central America, aiming at the promotion of a new generation of designers (and design educators) capable to effectively contribute to the transition towards a sustainable society for all.

Oral Presentations:

System Design for Sustainability for All. A new knowledge base and know-how developed within the LeNSin Project

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  • Affiliation es. Design Department, Politecnico di Milano

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Oral Presentation:

Design for sustainability. State of the art in Brazilian undergraduate courses

 

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  • Affiliation es. Design Department, Politecnico di Milano