Design thinking as an approach for sustainability

DS 118: Proceedings of NordDesign 2022, Copenhagen, Denmark, 16th - 18th August 2022

Year: 2022
Editor: Mortensen, N.H.; Hansen, C.T. and Deininger, M.
Author: Jelena, Djokikj; Sofija, Sidorenko
Series: NordDESIGN
Institution: Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, North Macedonia, Republic of North Marcedonia
Section: Sustainability
Page(s): 9
DOI number:
ISBN: 9781912254170


There are not lot of evidence of implementation of the design thinking approach into the academia, this is why we wanted to conduct this kind of research. We worked with students on design with social impact and implemented the design thinking approach as a problem-solving approach. Our finding were that this approachi fits perfectly for this kind of problems and is also sutable for most academia curriculums.

Keywords: Design thinking, conceptual design, sustainability, design with social impact


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