Copenhagen: Sustainable by Design
Understanding the Use of Sustainability through Design in Denmark
Carlea Stremme, B.F.A,West Chester University
Abstract from 2021 SEGD Communication + Place
In continuation from the 2020 Academic Summit, Copenhagen: Sustainable by Design is an interactive exhibition that showcases topics of Danish Culture and Sustainability for the West Chester community. This paper outlines the conducted research of current Sustainable trends during the abroad program. The Office of Sustainability and Abroad programs on West Chester’s campus implemented a strong basis for design students to hone specifically to the leading country in sustainability, which is Denmark. Once the completion of the abroad program, students were tasked with contributing a design system for an exhibition that retains the message of sustainability.
Read more in the 2021 SEGD Communication + Place journal and other papers at https://segd.org/academic-design-research.
Communication + Place is the official research journal of the Experiential Graphic Design community. Published online, the journal features articles from both academics and professionals advancing the XGD profession through creative research, curriculum development, project reviews, and user-centric testing.