Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Electrolux: Urbanization Can Be a Force for Good
Mar 25, 2010
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Thoughtful, integrated design has the potential to ensure urbanization has a positive impact on the planet, according to 75 designers, architects, and planners surveyed by Electrolux at the Feb. 12, 2010, DesignBoost event in Stockholm.

Electrolux noted UN statistics indicating that 75% of the word's population will live in urban areas by 2050. 80% of survey respondents embrace urbanization as an opportunity to make the world a better place.

DesignBoost hosted more than 350 designers, architects, and other "global thinkers" at the Swedish Museum of Architecture for a series of seminars and workshops addressing the theme "Space for Life." Among the issues discussed: design's role in ensuring that the opportunities rising from increased urbanization can be maximized.

“Urbanization, if managed correctly, can be a force for good, facilitating sensible energy consumption, minimizing infrastructural impact and allowing communities to grow together,” said Henrik Otto, senior vice president for Design at Electrolux.

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Apr 17, 2014: GE Appliances 1Q Revenues Down 3%

Apr 17, 2014: Remodeling Growth Expected to Continue

Apr 17, 2014: HVAC/R Contractors Outlook Holds Steady

Apr 17, 2014: Appliance Store Sales Down Slightly in March

Apr 17, 2014: Briggs & Stratton Automatic Choking Technology Moves to Riding Mowers

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

March 2014: Market Research - 62nd Annual U.S. Appliance Industry Forecast
February 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: December 2013
January 2014: Market Research - Appliance Historical Statistical Review: 1954-2012
January 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: November 2013




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Pharmalive | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows