Perspectives on sustainable design, part 1

Design in the Age of Experience 2019 (April 9-14) is about open its doors. This year’s event promises an in-depth exploration of sustainable innovation and role materials play in design.

To spark your interest for this year’s event, we invite you to listen to some of last years speakers who shared their opinion on sustainable design.

For architect Kengo Kuma design is all about the need to integrate nature and humanity to achieve sustainability. Digital technologies like the design application CATIA are key to his innovative design methodology.

Daniela Bohlinger, Head of Group Design Sustainability Strategy at BMW, below shares the importance of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and the sustainability challenges facing the automotive industry. According to Bohlinger, the sustainability discussion leads to one main question – what is the purpose of the car?

How to improve the patient experience is at the core of GE Healthcare’s Design Thinking Program Manager, Marie Bachoc. In this interview she shares her views on the importance of understanding the problem before designing a solution.

Click here to learn more about Design in the Age of Experience 2019 Worldwide Conference for Sustainable Innovation.

Maryann Dennehy

Maryann Dennehy

Maryann is a Senior Communications Manager on the Dassault Systèmes corporate publishing team. She’s been with the company for over 13 years, in roles ranging from marketing communications, creative and branding manager to marketing programs manager. Twitter: @3DMTL