Alex's Sustainable Design Pages


MADE and the Sustainable Design Network

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Following the presentation of my paper ‘Design Standards: Industrial Acceptance and Implementation’ at the Loughborough University Design School Research Student Conference 2010 (DeSReS), I was pleased to be invited to contribute to another similar event organised by the Sustainable Design Network, an initiative from the same group. The event, ‘Sustainable Consumption: 16th Sustainable Design Network […]

MADE in Cambridge!

Monday, April 11th, 2011

The 15th Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium was held on 23rd – 24th September 2010 at Churchill College, Cambridge University. At this event I presented a paper entitled ‘Design for Manufacture and Sustainability in New Product Development’. The paper relating to this in the proceedings can be downloaded from IFM’s website by clicking on the link […]

Raising the Standard

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

In late in 2009 I completed an initial literature review to support my research into industrial acceptance and implementation of BS 8887-1 (2006) ‘Design for Manufacture, Assembly, Disassembly and End-of-Life Processes’. This was entitled ‘A Review of Standards and Legislation in Sustainable Product Design’. It was published in The Journal of the Institution of Engineering […]

Standard Industrial Classification of Organisations that have accessed BS 8887-1

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

On the 30th March 2010 the first full peer reviewed journal article resulting from this research was published. The paper appears in the Taylor and Francis publication, the International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, produced by Loughborough University. The article is entitled Design Standards for Product End-of-Life Processing. It can be downloaded from the publisher by […]