Category: Meta-learnings

Why A Social Lab?
November 4, 2018February 27, 2019
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Why A Social Lab?

With the climate crisis at our doorstep, the need to redesign the way we produce and consume goods is crucially urgent. Traditionally regarded as a technical challenge, the sustainability transition that we must now accelerate needs to be acknowledged for what it is: a question of the expansion of our consciousness, in other words of...

Circular Economy is the Future.
August 16, 2018February 27, 2019
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Circular Economy is the Future.

Ever since we started our lab journey in July 2017, we’ve been tackling the challenge represented by SDG #12: responsible consumption and production. How to create sustainable patterns of consumption and production in our region ? Talk about complexity. So many layers of interdependencies and interconnectedness. So many stakeholders with competing interests. So many implications...

Beyond Waste – A U journey
August 14, 2018February 27, 2019
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Beyond Waste – A U journey

24 individuals, representing business, academia, civil society and public administration engage in an experimental journey towards solutions for circular economy transformation in Canton de Vaud. The project is powered by Sustainable Living Lab at Impact Hub Lausanne & Living Lab Lausanne at EPFL in collaboration with collaboratio helvetica, with the support of the Engagement Migros...

The seeds for a future European Network of Social Labs
March 15, 2018February 27, 2019
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The seeds for a future European Network of Social Labs

From March 8-11, Sustainable Living Lab took part in the Hans Sauer Stiftung 2018 Award: Designing Futures – Social Labs in Europe. We had the incredible opportunity to spend an entire weekend of input sessions and applied workshops, exchanging with other lab teams from all other Europe, learning from experienced designers and lab practitioners, laying...