Category Archives: design for change

Design for Sharing

A sustainable society is one in which we choose positive behaviours that make us feel happier, more connected and more disposed to help others. Sharing is one such activity and it has the benefit that, as well as being a … Continue reading

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‘Design Thinking’ is changing the way we approach problems

Why researchers in various disciplines are using the principles of design to solve problems big and small. “Design is an iterative process – we make, and evaluate, and even by making we change our understanding [of the process]. Even a … Continue reading

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A Low Impact Woodland Home

Read Read also: How I built my hobbit house for just £3,000 You are looking at pictures of a house I built for our family in Wales. It was built by myself and my father in law with help from … Continue reading

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Collaborative Design in Virtual Environments

Read Collaborative virtual environments (CVEs) are multi-user virtual realities which actively support communication and co-operation. This book offers a comprehensive reference volume to the state-of-the-art in the area of design studies in CVEs. It is an excellent mix of contributions … Continue reading

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Teaching design for change

Teaching design for change Designer Emily Pilloton moved to rural Bertie County, in North Carolina, to engage in a bold experiment of design-led community transformation. She’s teaching a design-build class called Studio H that engages high schoolers’ minds and bodies … Continue reading

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