Compass of Sustainability
Oikodrom Scientific Concept
We follow the definition of strong sustainability, as an ideal concept for actual change towards sustainable material and societal processes.
Theory and Practice
Starting at the local sustainability process, we generate theses and theories for the upcoming research field of sustainability. Thereby we discuss the role of the scientists as well as we work on future scenarios and an a common vocabulary - the thesaurus of sustainability.
Our interdisciplinary research process focuses on a given local system and environment in settlements and communities.
The interdisciplinary cooperation is a basic supposition for sustainability research. The complexity of societal, economical and material processes demand for scientific knowledge from several disciplines for future sustainability oriented changes.
Sustainability research has its local expressions and participation of dwellers is indispensable. The combination of local and scientific expert knowledge assures sustainable oriented solutions.
The multicultural research team strengthens the global approach in the complex issue of sustainability.