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The 2-SUSTAYNIA project (pronounced ‘to su-stay-nia’), should be understood as an urgently needed pre-project to bring us towards a more flourishing international design research domain of sustainability and ‘development’. Or in other words, it intends to underpin and reinforce what we at IDE are aiming for in our strategically established research domain ‘Sustaynia’ (see separate project description). More »

This project has been completed

Dreamtime interrupted

It will soon be spring up here and I see there is yet another scientific report saying the ice is thinning, that since the 1970s this has been a measured pattern and that in the not so distant future the northern passages will be free of ice for navigation in the summer. Cimate change. Changing climates if you ask me! Perhaps I will finally take a trip over to my Canadian relatives. All these changes disturb me though. I nodded off yesterday having read this news and had a strange dream.   Read more »

C-SAN Futures receives funding

Under our Sustainia theme we have now received funding from both our Norwegian Research Council (RCN) and the South African National Research Foundation (NFR). Our partners in South Africa, Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), also ... Read more »