• Exhibition

Designs For a Cooler Planet-exhibition

  • Industrial design and products
  • Interior
  • Fashion and textile design
  • Sustainability
Sep 5, Thu 08:00-20:00
Sep 6, Fri 08:00-18:00
Sep 9, Mon 08:00-20:00
Sep 10, Tue 08:00-20:00
Sep 11, Wed 08:00-20:00
Sep 12, Thu 08:00-20:00
Sep 13, Fri 08:00-18:00
Sep 14, Sat 10:30-16:00
Otakaari 24
Event type
Free Admission
Accessibility for all

In 2030, our global carbon emissions must be halved compared with today’s levels. Seventy-two percent of CO2 emissions are related to individual lifestyles, and therefore we need to change what we eat, how we live and how we move.

The 1.5-Degrees Lifestyles research study was conducted by an international consortium of researchers. Researchers examined 30 choices that anyone can make already today. What will be your contribution?

The exhibition presents climate-friendly experimental products and fashion that you might find around your home in the near future, individual choices you can make in your current life, a game that helps you determine actions to reduce your carbon footprint. Our homes may also look differently in 10 years if we choose our belongings so that they are aesthetically appealing, reusable and recyclable, non-toxic and long-lasting. A wide variety of product prototypes for future homes give an idea of what biomaterial research can achieve. Nanocellulose materials are flexible and safe to produce and use, and they could even replace plastic components used in interiors and textiles.

You can also take a look at the stories that capture how young adults experience climate change.

Have a visit in today’s future.

Location: Aalto University, Dipoli art gallery
Otakaari 24, 02150 Espoo
Open: 5 September – 4 October 2019

Mon-Thu: 8-20

Fri: 8-18

Sat: 10.30-18

Sun: Closed

Working group: 1.5-Degree Lifestyles research: Michael Lettenmeier, Visual identity: Babi Brasileiro. Exhibition design: Dayoung Song, Curator: Enni Äijälä, Communication: Tiina Toivola, (all Aalto University)
Contact: enni.aijala@aalto.fi

This exhibition is part of Aalto University’s Designs for a Cooler Planet exhibition ensemble at Otaniemi.
More info: bit.ly/acoolerplanet

Aalto University Otaniemi: Designs for a Cooler Planet

Aalto University Otaniemi: Designs for a Cooler Planet

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