Sustainability & Social Innovation Lab
Design for Sustainability (DfS) is an emerging and significant domain. It is also one of the prime needs of the hour considering the burden of human consumption and production. In order to create sustainable human consumption and production, a complete revamp of the consumption structure is needed. Through the SSI Lab, the Department of Design at IIT Guwahati, aims to foray into this domain.
New Project: A look into the lives of Indian Dhobis
We successfully completed the project on understanding the life and work of the washermen community in Guwahati.
Partnership with LeNSin
We joined the Learning network in Sustainability International, an Erasmus+ funded project.
A pilot course on "Sustainable Product Service System Design applied to Distributed Economics" conducted at Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology under the LeNSin project.
January - March 2017
A pilot course on "Sustainable Product Service System Design applied to Distributed Economics" conducted at IIT Guwahati under the LeNSin project.
Field visit to Assam Agriculture University at Jorhat to initiate two projects under Design Innovation Center, DoD, IITG.