Dr. Pere Llorach
Professor of the Materials Area of the Undergraduate Degree in Industrial Design Engineering
Pere Llorach Massana is an Industrial Design Engineer by Elisava (2010) and Doctor of Environmental Sciences By the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (2017). He currently holds the position of Head of Sustainability at Elisava, where he is responsible for defining teaching content in design and sustainability; as well as managing and participating in different projects in the field of design and circular economy. Additionally, as an Equality Officer of Elisava, she coordinates the development of the Equality Policies of the school.
Throughout his career as a researcher, he has participated in the European projects ECO-SCP-MED (2013-2014) and Life AQUAENVEC (2014-2915) and in the national projects in urban agriculture Fertilecity I (2014-2016) and Fertilecity II (2017). He currently coordinates the European project MaDe (Material Designers) aimed at promoting and educating the emergent figure of the material designer within the context of a circular economy.
He has published 7 scientific articles, 5 of them in first quartile journals, and has made 8 scientific contributions in renowned congresses in the field of sustainability, agriculture, green cities and the life cycle approach. In addition, he has written book chapters in the field of ecodesign. In 2018, he participated as a guest editor in the magazine Temes de Disseny by Elisava in an edition focused on reflecting on the interactions between the human being and the subject.
He is one of those who believes that design can help create more just, socially inclusive and balanced societies with the environment. Consider that we are reaching the limits of exploitation of the planet we inhabit, that we are aggressive towards him and ourselves. Think that there is a social revolution to change the way we relate, our role as consumers and the concept of life that we believe deserves to be lived.