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Analysis of contexts and conceptual variables for a sustainable approach into systemic model

Pedroza, Julio Cesar Rivera, Díaz, José Rafael González and Ortuño, Bernabé Hernandis (2013) Analysis of contexts and conceptual variables for a sustainable approach into systemic model. In: Relating Systems Thinking and Design 2013 Symposium Proceedings, 9-11 Oct 2013, Oslo, Norway.


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The research deals with an approximation to systemic design focused on sustainability, analyzing
issues affecting the conceptualization of a product-system or service, in the initial stages of the
design process, determining from a qualitative perspective on this phase of the project, a set of
variables that are articulated both from basic design criteria as well as from sustainability criteria.
For it, one resorts to the use of a multiobjective design model, in order to manage data, information
and knowledge as well as its networks of relationships. It starts from the consideration of multiple
sources of uncertainty that are reduced by a filtering process of the outer system, from an approach
proposed for such purposes. Similarly, is raised the highlighting of variables that contribute to
complement the emotional aspects, spiritual and scale of values related to users or consumers, as a
strategy to assist in the process of providing a new pillar to the triad of sustainability, traditionally
supported by environmental, economic and social pillars. For the description of procedures,
structures and functions, a case study is presented in which are outlined the intrinsic qualities of a
reference system and their interaction networks, starting with the filtering process of the outer
system, till the obtaining of the key variables that have greater impact on the definition of formal,
functional and ergonomic objectives in the inner subsystems.

Item Type: Conference/Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Immaterial Context, Material Context, Sustainability, Systemic Models, Systemic Thinking.
Divisions: Faculty of Design
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2018 15:27
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2021 18:33
URI: https://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/2161

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