In short, there has been an inadequate integration of ecological concerns into overall planning of how cities have been developed, industrialization undertaken, and products used.
The consideration of sustainability at the design stage requires dealing effectively with products’ functional and environmental impacts.
Look at the video below on “ What ecology can teach us about sustainable design”:
After watching the video on sustainable design, try to answer the following questions:
🡪What is ecology?
🡪What ecology can teach us about sustainable design?
🡪 Would you prefer to own one multifunctional item or five different ones with specific functionality? Why? And what is more sustainable? Why?