Interview with François Jégou (DESIS; SDS, www.strategicdesignscenarios.net)
led by Francesca Piredda and Andrea Mendoza
24-09-2013 /// 10 am Milano, Italy – Bruxelles, Belgium – Berlin, Germany
François Jégou created and leads the Brussels-based sustainable innovation lab Strategic Design Scenarios with 20 years of experience in strategic design, participative scenario building and new product-services system definition. François is active in various fields and research projects from investigating social innovation for sustainable living in China, India, Brazil and Africa with UNEP to European research projects focussing sustainable lifestyles 2050, exploring the future of innovation or building a deliberative platform on nanotech.
François is lead expert of an URBACT network of 10 European cities building their sustainable food governance, design manager of the LUPI the business user lab for the Cité du Design in St Étienne, France and partner of DESIS, the Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability network. He teaches strategic design at La Cambre design school, Brussels and is visiting professor at Politecnico, Milan and ENSCI, Les Ateliers Paris. His last publication: ‘Sustainable Street 2030’ is an eBook asking what might everyday life be like in a sustainable society? How would we eat food, move, work, and take care of each other?