• Design for Biodiversity: a new approach for ecologically sustainable product design?

      Reay, SD; Withell, A; Diegel, O (New Zealand Society for Sustainability Engineering and Science (NZSSES), 2010)
      McDonough and Braungart proposed the “Cradle to Cradle” design framework to provide solutions to the world’s current ecological crisis. This approach, based on examples from nature, ensures that human activities can have ...
    • Design methods toolbox: supporting self-directed learning through innovative teaching and learning resources

      Withell, A; Reay, S; Diegel, O (AUT University, 2010)
      This paper presents a resource developed as part of an innovative teaching and learning project aimed at developing, facilitating and supporting student-directed learning in the Product Design programme at AUT University, ...
    • Everyday inventions: effectively engaging students with human-centred, environmentally sustainable design

      Withell, A; Diegel, O; Reay, SD; Charlton, N (AUT University, 2010)
      It has become increasingly evident that the impacts of human development and production/consumption over the last half of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first century are unsustainable in the long term. The ...
    • Implementing electronic portfolios in product design education: a case study

      Withell, A; Reay, S; Diegel, O (AUT University, 2010)
      The growing importance of electronic portfolios as a teaching and learning strategy is reflected internationally in the large number of higher educational programmes and disciplines that have implemented electronic portfolios ...
    • Porous ceramic filters through 3d printing

      Withell, AJ; Diegel, O; Grupp, I; Reay, S (Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development, 2011)
      This paper describes current and on-going work in adapting Z-Corp 3D printers to operate with low-cost ceramic materials. The components produced with these clay-based ceramic powders can be fired to produce strong, complex ...
    • Software tools for rapid prototype as design

      Withell, AJ; Diegel, O; Reay, S (Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development, 2011)
      Design teams are expected to produce physical prototypes that demonstrate the working principles of their designs. These projects may involve multiple areas of technology, such as industrial design, electronics, mechanical ...