Unit

School Of Built Environment

Designing for Circular EconomyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301281.1

Discipline: OTHER ENGINEERING AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Sasha Alexander


Equivalent Units
700126 Design Science (WSTC)

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
Traditional linear consumption patterns have placed considerable load on available natural resources. The lack of comprehensive mitigation strategies has motivated local and international efforts around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs 2030) to finding resolutions towards making the world more equitable, sustainable, liveable and with opportunities for new sustainable businesses. Students will choose an existing product and apply the principles of the UNSDGs and Circular Economy to create a proposal and prototype to improve upon its current design. Throughout this process the students will consider product usage, durability, bio-ingredients, the product lifecycle, community impact, and sustainability.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

The WHS module must be completed successfully by all students as a requirement for accessing workshops and undertaking practical exercises


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