Design and Sustainability COMD-330
This course explores the role of sustainable practices as a necessary competency for emerging designers. There is positive and increasing pressure for design practices to integrate social, environmental and economic considerations (planet, people, profit) into the work. Through introduction and examination of current best practices involving circular economy, sustainable material management, life-cycle analysis tools, currency models, cooperativism etc. students will research, analyze and synthesize core principles of holistic approaches to sustainability within a wide array of communications design scenarios.