#21 Ditte Lysgaard Vind

Danish Design Heritage & Global Sustainability

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Ditte Lysgaard Vind is a prominent figure in sustainable design, serving as the Chief Innovation and Science Officer at Bloxhub, Chair of the Danish Design Council, and the author of  “Danish Design Heritage and Global Sustainability.”

Diverse Roles, Common Goal: Ditte wears many hats, all centered around utilizing design as a powerful tool for positive change within planetary boundaries. In this episode, she shares insights into her multifaceted journey and the overarching theme of creating value for people and the planet.

Circular Design in Construction: Explore how circular economy principles are gaining traction in the construction industry. Ditte emphasizes the importance of building with a focus on reusability, reducing waste, and transforming materials to create a positive impact on both the environment and the bottom line.

Collaboration and Transformation: Uncover the challenges and opportunities in circular design, including the valuation of waste, the transformation of materials, and the necessity for collaboration among diverse skill sets. Ditte highlights the importance of respecting different perspectives and working collectively to solve complex problems.

Book Recommendation: Curious to delve deeper into Ditte’s insights? Check out her book, “Danish Design Heritage and Global Sustainability,” where she further explores the intersection of design, heritage, and sustainability.

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