Marius Conti

QIJ 1 117.08 (EPFL Innovation Park J)
Station 22
1015 Lausanne

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Teaching & PhD


Humanities and Social Sciences Program


Design, futures and society

This course gathers EPFL and UNIL students in a combined approach of foresight and design. In interdisciplinary teams, participants explore our society possible futures and question their relationship to the present time through the creation of a technical artefact.

Design for sustainability I

Design for Sustainability takes the participants through practical concepts, tools and processes to propose design solutions that aim to improve the co-existence of humans, preserve biodiversity, and life-supporting systems. It integrates environmental, economic, social and cultural dimensions.

The course explores approaches at different levels (material, product, product-service sys