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Ecodesign: From The Concept To The Practice

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The idea of ​​ecodesign goes from environmental to economic and social issues. Seeking solutions that are beneficial for nature. For design professionals, the search for sustainable solutions comes with the planning of spaces and products that cause the least impact on the environment. For the consumer, sustainable design is based on the conscious choice of products and solutions for lifestyle.

Therefore, we will show you in this article the ecodesign from the concept to the practice in 5 steps.

THE CONCEPT OF ECO DESIGN

According to the American researcher Victor Papanek, author of the book Design for the real world (1971), ecodesign must be thought in all stages of production, distribution, consumption, and disposal.

So to reduce the environmental impact, we must consider the integration with the nature and the optimization of non-renewable resources through:

  • Materials with low environmental impact: choose less polluting or recycled material.
  • Energy efficiency: use of manufacturing processes that consume less energy.
  • Quality and durability: produce quality articles, which last longer, to reduce the volume of waste.
  • Modularity: create objects that you can exchange parts in case of defects, to reduce discard.
  • Reuse: create products from the reuse of other objects.

ECODESIGN AND INTERIOR DESIGN

In interior design, these concepts can go beyond the material reused in furniture and decorative items. Currently, we have design projects that ecodesign is its main idea.

For this reason, we have listed some tips for you who would like to adopt ecodesign in your home. Being able to create a social, economical and environmentally correct interior design:

1. USE LOW ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT MATERIALS

Now a days we have a big variety of material options on the market that cause less impact on the environment. When thinking about furniture and coverings, we can choose, for example, the reforested or demolition wood and coverings with renewable materials and natural fibers.

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The choice must be conscious. So its important to be aware of the production process of those materials, consider the installation, maintenance steps and evaluate the distribution logistics.

2. THINK OF USE NATURAL ENERGY

Lighting is essential for the comfort and good appearance of the environments, as well as ventilation. Therefore, to create a cozy and sustainable environment, you can use natural light and ventilation.

Ecodesign-Interior Design Project
Ecodesign-Interior Design Project

Open ceiling or big windows contribute to good air circulation and can give a charming touch with natural light.

3. CHOOSE TO REUSE

You can use antique furniture mixed with reused pieces. And also reuse materials that have good quality and have a long duration.

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Ecodesign-Interior Design Project

As an example the use of pallets. You just need to make a good coating and give attention and care to the finishes.

4. INVEST IN LANDSCAPE

Landscaping can be transformative in an environment if you combine it with the design.

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Ecodesign-Interior Design Project

In the small spaces you can be make a vertical garden. Bringing harmony and tranquility to the environments.

5. SEEK THE OPTIMIZATION OF SPACE AND OBJECTS

Some accessories, such as the carpets, can greatly influence the climate of the environment.

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They bring comfort and personality to the space. And you can find carpets made with natural fibers, maintaining the sustainability of the materials.

So in order to develop effective ecodesign projects, its important to do researches. Sustainability practices in interior designs is considered recent, and thats the reason new innovative solutions are always appearing.

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Top 5 Sustainable Decor For An Ecological Lifestyle

Eco Design Ideas Sustainable Decor

It is not new that we are indebted to the world. Because of the countless environmental degradations that we have fostered in recent decades.

Therefore, thinking about an impact-free life is something that is not restricted to gastronomy or technology. We can have sustainable lifestyles and ecological habits with simple and common things, such as a home decoration. 

For this reason, we have separated 5 sustainable decor projects ideas for an ecological lifestyle to inspire you:

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In this project, we can see that this house has natural lighting by the big windows. And also all the objects used in the decor are objects from second-hand stores.

Providing the circulation and reutilization of things instead of throw out in the environment for an Sustainable Decor.

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Inspire Pieces:

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The architects of this house made this project aiming at the least possible environmental impact. Views of nature with surrounding windows, minimalist decor, rainwater collection system and another for heating and internal cooling control were some of the sustainable proposals for the project Sustainable Decor.

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If you thought that veganism is only related to the consumption of food without ingredients of animal origin, this vegan and sustainable decoration, proves the opposite. This apartment was decorated with decorative objects that had no environmental impact since its production, nor with materials of animal origin.

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Inspire Pieces:

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Eco Interior- Design Sustainable- Project

Sophisticated windows, capable of autonomously regulating air quality, noise level, temperature and interior lighting can be a great alternative to adopte a more sustainable lifestyle. 

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This house made of reforested wood has large windows so it is possible to use natural daylight and its furniture is sustainable.  That is, it does not harm the environment and brings comfort and beauty to the decoration.

Eco Interior Design- Sustainable Project

Inspire Pieces:

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