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Regenerative Ergonomic Design – Biocentric Evolution

  • Leszek Świątek
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 600)

Abstract

Sustainability is not enough to solve global problems and to reform our bioculture in the Anthropocene epoch. The objectives of ergonomic design should be defined from wider perspective, beyond human – machine system interaction. To achieve synergy and symbiosis between the built environment (where optimized workplace spaces and infrastructure are located) and the natural environment, the way of thinking should be changed from technocrats regulations to ecosystems dynamics holistic perspective, from the anthropocentric hegemony to the biocentric co-evolution between culture and nature. Biophilic indicators applications and resilient or regenerative design implementation in the field of ergonomic design, together with innovative bio thinking, biomimicry or idea of ecoliteracy will build social and natural capitals to mitigate negative impacts of climate change and environmental degradation within the framework of the intergenerational biosphere community`s cooperation.

Keywords

Bioculture Capacity building Biophilia Resilience Regenerative design 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureWest Pomeranian University of Technology SzczecinSzczecinPoland

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