Sustainable Design-Design Academy Eindhoven

In September 2002 the Design Academy Eindhoven started a Lectorate on Sustainable Design and appointed Ursula Tischner for this position. She is founder and head of econcept, Agency for Sustainable Design, Cologne, and Sustainable Design expert since 1992.

In January 2003 the official Sustainable Design program started at the Design Academy. This internetsite gives information about all the activities around sustainable design at Design Academy Eindhoven. It also offers background information, links and resources relevant for Sustainable Design and Ecodesign.

Links

.organisations
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www.bioneers.org – Visionary and practical solutions for restoring the earth
www.biothinking.com – Strategies and examples for sustainable design
www.cfsd.org.uk – Centre for sustainable design
www.earthtrends.org – The environmental information portal
www.ecodesign.at/information/index.en.html – Austrian Institute for sustainable design
www.eere.energy.gov – United States energy department
www.epa.gov – United Stated environmental protection agency
www.eternally-yours.org – Foundation for long lasting products
www.foei.org – Friends of the earth
www.greenmarketing.org – How to market green products
www.igc.apc.org/habitat/agenda21/rio-dec.html – Rio de Janeiro declaration, agenda 21
www.iisd.org – Institute for sustainable development
www.iucn.org – The world conservation union
www.kth.se/eng/research/sustainable/index.html – Research on SD
www.myfootprint.org – Calculate your own footprint
www.02.org – A network for sustainable designers
www.oneworld.net – promoting human rights awareness and fighting poverty worldwide
http://solstice.crest.org – Centre for renewable energy and sustainable technology
www.unep.org – United Nations Environmental Programme
www.worldwatch.org – Research centre for a sustainable society

companies
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www.pre.nl – Life cycle tools to improve environmental performance & sustainability
www.kiem.nl – Agency for sustainable development

materials
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www.biopolymer.net – about biodegredable materials
www.ibaw.org – Biodegredable polymers
www.n-fibrebase.net – Database on natural fiber reinforced polymers
www.materialconnexion.com – Online material database
www.napac.ch – Renewable natural material
www.suscomp.net – Sustainable composites network

biomimicry
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www.biomimicry.org

pubslishers on sustainable development
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www.greenleaf-publishing.com
www.earthscan.co.uk

more links
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www.iisd.ca – Links for environment and development policy makers
http://sd-online.ewindows.eu.org – Access to sustainable development websites
www.webdirectory.com
www.cedar.at – Environmental data request facility

news
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www.environmentdaily.com
www.environmenttimes.co.uk
www.enn.com

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