Institution: University of the Arts London
Focus Area: Fashion and textiles
Expertise: Applying new circular economy approaches to the design of textiles and applications within the fashion industry.
1. The Textile Futures Research Community research group look at relevant circular economy issues regularly as part of their work. Design for cyclability is a conceptual framework developed by Kate Goldsworthy and forms basis of ongoing research relating to designing closed-loop material systems.
2. Design and Living Systems Lab researches the advantages of biological systems to eliminate waste, better use energy and in synthetic material usage. The Lab explores a new hierarchy within a sliding scale of 'natural nature' and a new 'programmable nature' in the quest for innovative ecological design and fabrication models.
Connect with: Kate Goldsworthy at email@example.com
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