Fire-safety

The ecology of fire and fire-safety

Phuc-Tan Nguyen, Pia Fleng Sandal

Systems Oriented Design                                                                    ,                                                                                  

In collaboration with a partner (www.safetyisbeatiful.com), we have found innovations in fire-safety and fire-products, and developed a sustainable business model.

The project builds on different findings, which emerged from using the GIGA-mapping-method, and is based on the belief in beautiful fire-products and the conviction that knowledge & education are the most powerful tools in fighting fires.

Among our results we have found 3 strategies: 1) customizing products 2) leasing safety-products and services 3) leasing from multiple service-areas including health care, security, safety and domestic service – thereby achieving 24h coverage. When combining these strategies over time, a sustainable business model is made.

We have also found, that displaying the products improves fire-safety and passes on knowledge. Our conceptual products motivates the user to display the products by giving the user an ownership in them, using customization, variation and identification.

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Scenarios of products leasing system and a concept for a full service.

 

 

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GIGAmap showing the landscape of fire safety.

 

 

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Flow-diagram showing the different possible narratives.

 

 

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The three layered business model and its implementations strategy.