Designing for Sustainability – Links and References

By Gerd Waloszek, SAP User Experience, SAP AG – Updated: December 1, 2011

Books | Articles, Papers | Keynotes, Talks, and More | Links

Below, you will find a collection of books, papers, and links for the topic of design for sustainability, including SAP-specific links with respect to sustainability. Some references appear in articles in this highlight topic, some were used for the articles but were not cited, while others have been cited by listed references (particularly some original sources that are hard to get). Please note that we cannot guarantee that the links provided below will work in the future.

 

Books

Sustainability, Biomimicry

Groupware, Collaboration, Social Media, Future Trends

  • Ben Shneiderman, Cathérine Plaisant, Maxine Cohen & Steven Jacobs (2009). Designing the User Interface (5th Edition). Chapter 9: Collaboration and Social Media Participation. Pearson Addison-Wesley • ISBN-10: 0321537351 • ISBN-13: 978-0321537355 (Hardcover) • Review
  • Derek Hansen, Ben Shneiderman & Marc Smith (2010). Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL. Morgan Kaufmann • ISBN-13: 9780123822291 • Review
  • Gary M. Olson, Ann Zimmerman & Nathan Bos (Eds.) (2008). Scientific Collaboration on the Internet, The MIT Press • ISBN-10: 0262151200, ISBN-13: 978-0262151207 • Review
  • Bruce Sterling (2005). Shaping Things. MIT Press • ISBN: 0262693267 (Paperback), ISBN: 026219533X (Hardcover) • Review

 

Articles, Papers

Interactions Magazine

  • Hrönn Brynjarsdóttir (2010). Navigating the Terrain of Sustainable HCI, Interactions, September/October 2010.
  • Batya Friedman, Lisa Nathan, David Henry (2009). Information System Design as Catalyst: Human Action and Environmental Sustainability. Interactions, July/August 2009, p. 6-11.
  • Victor Margolin (2009). The Waste Manifesto. Interactions, July/August 2009, p. 12-15.
  • Eric Schweikhardt (2009). User Centered Is Off Center. Interactions, May/June 2009, p. 12-15.
  • Nathan Shedroff (2009). Design: A better Path to Innovation. Interactions, November/December 2008, p. 35-41.

CHI 2011-2009

  • James Pierce, Hrönn Brynjarsdóttir, Phoebe Sengers, Yolande Strengers (2011). Everyday practice and sustainable HCI. Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (extended abstracts).
  • Carl DiSalvo, Phoebe Sengers, Hrönn Brynjarsdóttir (2010). Mapping the Landscape of Sustainable HCI. Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems, p. 1975-1984
  • Carl DiSalvo, Kirsten Boehner, Nicholas A Knouf, Phoebe Sengers (2009). Nourishing the ground for sustainable HCI. Proceedings of the 27th international conference on Human factors in computing systems, 385-394.

DIS 2010

Sustainability

  • Paul Dourish, Department of Informatics, University of California, USA (2010). HCI and Environmental Sustainability: The Politics of Design and the Design of Politics . Proceedings of the DIS 2010 Conference, p. 1-10.
  • Loove Broms, Cecilia Katzeff, Åsa Nyblom, Magnus Bång, Sara Ilstedt Hjelm, Karin Ehrnberger (2010). Coffee Maker Patterns and the Design of Energy Feedback Artefacts. Proceedings of the DIS 2010 Conference, p. 93-102.
  • Li Jönsson, Loove Broms, Cecilia Katzeff (2010). Watt-Lite; Energy Statistics Made Tangible. Proceedings of the DIS 2010 Conference, p. 240-243.
  • Tanyoung Kim, Hwajung Hong, Brian Magerko, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA (2010): Design Requirements for Ambient Display that Supports Sustainable Lifestyle
  • James Pierce, Eric Paulos (2010). Materializing Energy. Proceedings of the DIS 2010 Conference, p. 113-122.
  • James Pierce, Chloe Fan, Dereke Llomas, Gabriella Marcu, Eric Paulos (2010). Some considerations on the (in)effectiveness of residential energy feedback systems for interaction design and HCI. Proceedings of the DIS 2010 Conference, p. 244-247.

Ambient Displays and Media

  • Aviaja Borup Lynggaard, M. G. Petersen, R. Gude, M. Mortensen (2010). Home Awareness – Connecting People Sensuously to Places. Proceedings of the DIS 2010 Conference, p. 416-418.
  • Thomas Visser, Martijn Vastenburg, David Keyson (2010). SnowGlobe: The Development of a Prototype Awareness System for Longitudinal Field Studies. Proceedings of the DIS 2010 Conference, p. 416-418.
  • Tomaso Scherini, Paulo Melo, Toon Van Craenendonck, Wenzhu Zou, Maurits Kaptein (2010). Enhancing the Sleeping Quality of Partners Living Apart (Short Paper). Proceedings of the DIS 2010 Conference, p. 171-174. (Video)
  • Tanyoung Kim, Hwajung Hong, Brian Magerko (2010). Design Requirements for Ambient Display that Supports Sustainable Lifestyle. Proceedings of the DIS 2010 Conference, p. 103-111.

 

Keynotes, Talks, and More

Sustainability-related presentations by SAP User Experience team members (and some external contributors):

  • Christine Ronnewinkel & Janaki Kumar, co-chairs of paper session at DUXU 2011, Orlando, FL, USA: Sustainability: Future Roles, Responsibilities, and Opportunities for the HCI Profession.
    Session papers:
    • Future Centered Design: Designing for Sustainable Business (Janaki Kumar, Peter Graf)
    • Managing a Green Giant: Sustainability Performance Management, a User Experience Perspective (Benjamin Tomsky, Angad Manco)
    • What Sustainability Brings to the Research Table (Niyati Bedekar, Sally Lawler Kennedy)
    • The Grid Intelligent Planning Framework: Planning Electric Utility Investments in a Time of Accelerating Change (Geoff Ryder, Fatimah Shahid, Sui Yan)
    • User-Experience for Personal Sustainability Software: Determining Design Philosophy and Principles (Aaron Marcus, Jennifer Dumpert, Laurie Wigham, Aaron Marcus and Associates, Inc.)
  • Dan Rosenberg, keynote at UX 2010, Shanghai, China: Global Sustainability – where can HCI professionals effectively contribute? Slides
  • Jeff Zhu, presentation at UX 2010, Shanghai, China: Sustainable UCDSlides
  • Dan Rosenberg, invited talk at UPA 2010, Munich, Germany: Global Sustainability: Fit or Misfit for HCI? 
  • Dan Rosenberg, keynote at HCI International 2009, San Diego, CA, USA: The Industrialization of Sustainability: Future roles, responsibilities and opportunities for the HCI profession

 

Links

SAP, SAP UX

SAP Design Guild

MIT Media Lab: Tangible Media Group, Ambient Media

Ambient Awareness

Others

Wikipedia, YouTube

 

 

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