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Issues with Green Motorcycle Design

This article looks at the issues of more environmentally sustainable motor cycle design. Motor cycle designers don't work in a vacuum. They are subject to the same influences and forces as the rest of the design community. Design, be it product design, architecture or software writing, is undergoing a revolution, fuelled by popular demand for sustainability. An important part of any designer's job is to design for changing customer expectation.
Focus points include:

Characteristics of Technology

  • Social and cultural influences and impacts

Characteristics of Technological Outcomes

  • Evaluation in terms of fitness for purpose
Additional Material:

YouTube video clips

New motorbike Design 

Curriculum related activity:

  • Questions to promote discussion on the values-laden and values dependent nature of design are here.
Issues with Green Motorcycle Design

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