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milan poster C. Anna Catania

She achieved graduated in Architecture on 1993, and at the present moment is researching and teaching at the Department of Architecture, University of Palermo.

Her scientific activity is centered on Design for Sustainability and in particular in the field of materials for the design and the relationship between design, territory and environmental sustainability. More in details it is focused on the product and process innovation, through the knowledge of materials and technologies, paying attention to innovative materials, recycled materials, biodegradable and their life cycle. This research approach has applications in teaching and projects within the Sicilian territory, offering design as a tool to strengthen the local identity and the synergies between institutions, authorities and the different actors of the Sicilian production.

Currently, she is committed on the following research themes:

* The role of design in craft and in food to promote local products;

* Design for sustainable innovation;

* Design for Circular Economy

* The role of design in the interpretation of the materials with particular attention to the secondary raw materials and materials renewable;

* Multifunctional and Sustainable Packaging

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Design and agrifood for new sustainable local development

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  • Affiliation: Department of Architecture, University of Palermo, Italy

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