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- Aufladegeraet.jpg, 2012, Magdalena Akantisz

Stadtarbeit – City Work


Designed Ageing Processes – Is Longevity a Criterion of Quality?

mathak + mahlknecht

4.10.2012, 7.30pm–10pm

What responsibility do designers, industry and consumer have with regard to the longevity – the long service life – of products? Can we intervene in the existing cycles dominating the service lives of raw materials? How important is product quality and what price are we prepared to pay?
Stefan Schridde, founder of "Murks – Nein danke!" (Botched Job – No thanks!), an online platform that sheds light upon built-in obsolescence, poses questions in his lecture and attempts to offer new approaches to solutions.