Seçil Uğur Yavuz: From the body to play design – a body-centric design project

Seçil Uğur Yavuz: From the body to play design – a body-centric design project

By Design or by Disaster TALK: Tuesday, 9 March, 17:30 Zoom link In design research, there are many methods which provides designers valuable insights during the design process. These insights are generally based on qualitative or quantitative data that is collected by using various tools and probes. When designing  interaction, the human body itself can become …

Matthew Lee-Smith: Designing Technological Beings_Taking a Non-Human Perspective in Design

Matthew Lee-Smith: Designing Technological Beings_Taking a Non-Human Perspective in Design

Designing Technological Beings: Taking a Non-Human Perspective in Design Online talk: Friday 26th February, 17:00 link Towards the Realm of Materiality – TROMOpening a series of meetings, talks and workshops led by designers and artists to explore, through both the instruments of speculative design and transmedia processes, the oeuvre and the non-existing technologies imagined by …

Project 3: Design Research

Project 3: Design Research

Faculty: Amy Franceschini + Daniele Lupo / Design Research – Prof. Alastair Fuad-Luke(Image: MUF Art/Design: Broadway Estate Community Garden Tilbury 2005) Research through Design, Exploration and ExperimentationProject 3 occurs in the second year of the Masters in Eco-Social Design program. This third semester marks a significant shift from group work and professor-driven projects to a …

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Transforming the City by Care

Nel quadro del progetto Transforming the City by Care (TCC), circa 30 studenti del Master in Eco-Social Design collaborano con la Cooperativa Sociale OfficineVispa nel quartiere Don Bosco durante il semestre invernale 2020/21 intorno allo spazio di comunità La Rotonda (all’interno del  “Lotto C” dei caseggiati IPES). Il progetto si presenta come approfondimento della collaborazione …

Don Bosco Festival

Don Bosco Festival

A project coming to life, by Rendy Anoh and Shiri Mahler Back at the age of before Covid-19, when the summer semester had only begun, we met Botteghe di Cultura in the Partner Forum for project-2, which was held in the university. Botteghe di Cultura is a joined social association, made of four initiatives, in the heart of …

Kick-off: Alumni-Network for Transformers

Kick-off: Alumni-Network for Transformers

Text by Ole Gärtner Several degree programs deal with social transformation and the (im)possibility of their design. Especially social-ecological transformation and its democratic design are important to many graduates. This often means that the prospect of seeking employment in existing and established businesses and structures designed to compete, grow, and maximize profits seems not so …

Nicolas Nova “Ethnography, Design, Design Ethnography”.

Nicolas Nova “Ethnography, Design, Design Ethnography”.

By Design or by Disaster TalkThursday, 16 May 2019, 18:00unibz, room F 4.06 SpeakerNicolas NovaAssociate Professor at the Geneva School of Arts and Design (HEAD), co-founder of the Near Future Laboratory, author of Beyond Design Ethnography. How designers practice ethnographic research (Idea Books, 2014). Discussant Elisabeth TauberSenior Researcher in Anthropology, Faculty of Education, Free University …

Can we design a good life? Even in the countryside?

Can we design a good life? Even in the countryside?

In the beginning of November a delegation of the MA Eco-Social Design travelled to South-Germany to be part of the small but charming symposium ‘Stadt.Land.Schluss.’ in Marktoberdorf (Allgäu). Together with around hundred other people of all creative and traditionally not-so-creative fields we listened, discussed, danced, created, ate, exchanged,… – to gain an understanding of if …

Sociology for Eco-Social Design & more

Sociology for Eco-Social Design & more

The Faculty for Design and Art of unibz invited 6 candidates for the Professorship in Sociology of culture and communication with a focus on design and communication for eco-social transformation 5 of them are doing public lectures within the next two weeks (as part of the hearings). You are welcome to come, listen and see: …

Interview zum Master in Eco-Social Design

Interview zum Master in Eco-Social Design

Nina Kirst: Warum ist so ein Studiengang notwendig? Kris Krois: Die Konsumorientierung bringt unsere Gesellschaft an ihre ökologischen und sozialen Grenzen. Es braucht neue Muster des Wirtschaftens und Lebens – und wir glauben, dass Designer hier eine wichtige Rolle spielen. Dabei geht es nicht in erster Linie um ökoeffizientere Produkte, sondern um Lebensstile, Werte und …

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scheiss di ned oa

den 3 Grundsätzen vom Unternehmer Heini Staudinger (GEA) ist nichts hinzuzufügen, außer vielleicht eine Übersetzung für unsere norddeutschen Freunde ;) 1. Scheiss di ned oa (“Fürchte Dich nicht” würde Jesus sagen ;) 2. Bitte sei ned so deppert (“Sei nicht Naiv, sondern probiere alles gut abzuwägen”) 3. Lass di leitn von da Liebe (“Let Love …