Long Live my Objects: Silent Practices to Avoid Obsolescence

T. Errázuriz, R. Greene, D. Berczeller

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Today specialists agree on the importance of studying the practices of reuse and reduction or slow consumption in the domestic space. In response to this need, this research seeks to understand the extent to which daily consumption practices influence the life trajectory of objects. Specifically, the project seeks to recognize, analyze and value everyday practices related to the use, care, repair, reuse and storage of objects of daily consumption, which favor conservation and influence the willingness to consume new replacement products. The ethnographic study, uses in-depth interviews, participant observation and use of audiovisual tools to investigate the relationships that a diverse group of people have with their everyday objects. Limiting the study to people who reside in different communes of the city of Santiago.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012016
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2020
EventSustainable Built Environment Temuco 2019, SBE 2019 Temuco - Temuco, Chile
Duration: 16 Oct 201918 Oct 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


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