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Real estate is a product with a high economic value, a long technical life cycle and a large spatial-physical impact. That is why it is of great societal importance to use real estate as efficient as possible. To enable a ...
Consumer and user acceptance in the circular economy: what are researchers missing?
(Research in Design Series;9, Chapter; Conference object, 2017)
The circular economy is a platform to transition towards a more resource efficient system. Product service systems (PSS) and remanufacturing have been proposed as strategies to achieve material decoupling. Recent studies ...
Using Studio Teaching as an Initiator and Driver for Research Collaboration in Design
This article proposes an alternative route towards initiating and developing formal design research projects, where design studios act as an "Initiator" and "Driver" for subsequent research collaboration. A concept for ...
Extending system design tools to incorporate user- and contextual elements in developing future products and services
This article aims to extend systems thinking to include user-, and contextual elements. Such extension should be angled towards increased human intervention and multiple stakeholder involvement in predetermined contexts. ...
Bridging the gap between sustainable FM and sustainable buildings - An exploratory study of six public buildings in Norway
The purpose of this paper is to explore how sustainable facilities management (SFM) and sustainable buildings (SB) can be designed and managed, bridging these gaps with a more integrated process. The need to bridge the ...
Design for endring av praksis
Architectural design and aesthetics of Zero Emission Buildings: an analysis of perceived architectural qualities in the ZEB Living LAB in Trondheim.
Technological development of building components for energy efficiency and renewable energy generation has made it possible to conceive buildings able to produce more energy than they actually consume. Zero Emission Buildings ...