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Design without borders: the nomadic journey towards sustainability

BARBOSA, Lara Leite ;

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This paper is based on a doctorate thesis about innovative design directions that considers contemporaries forms of nomadic life, respecting the environmental requirements. The aim of this paper is to discuss sustainability problems and nomadic behavior, under the optics of design. What is the relation between nomadism and sustainability? The hypothesis aims to confirm that nomadism and sustainability are closely related and tries to understand how designer can incorporate these principles in his work process.

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Palavras-chave: Design for sustainability, Nomadic thinking, Nomadism, Portable buildings, Temporary constructions,


DOI: 10.5151/design-icdhs-022

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BARBOSA, Lara Leite; "Design without borders: the nomadic journey towards sustainability", p. 97-101 . In: Farias, Priscila Lena; Calvera, Anna; Braga, Marcos da Costa & Schincariol, Zuleica (Eds.). Design frontiers: territories, concepts, technologies [=ICDHS 2012 - 8th Conference of the International Committee for Design History & Design Studies]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2012. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, ISBN: 978-85-212-0692-7
DOI 10.5151/design-icdhs-022

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