Search for dissertations about: "crafts"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the word crafts.

  1. 1. Making Preciousness Interaction Design Through Studio Crafts

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Vasiliki Tsaknaki; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Interaction design; materials; making preciousness; studio crafts; resourceful composition; material sensuality; mattering artefacts; impermanence; incompleteness; imperfection; Människa-datorinteraktion; Human-computer Interaction;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores value-creation in interaction design through practical collaborations with studio craftspersons. A focus is on the meaning of “preciousness” from a design perspective – what I refer to as Making Preciousness –  which highlights aspects of material properties, design processes, and the attitude to the design space. READ MORE

  2. 2. HOUSE MASTER SCHOOL: Career Model for Education and Training in Integrated and Sustainable Conservation of Built Environments

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Erika Johansson; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; transdisciplinary case study research; community action; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; sustainability science; organizational learning; triple helix; training; educational systems design; construction; lifelong learning; integrated conservation; socio-ecological approach; systemic approach; sustainable development; craftsmanship training; crafts; career and workforce development; action research; education;

    Abstract : Based on a participatory action research methodology and approach (AR), this dissertation explores the core theoretical problems and opportunities of education and learning for sustainable development (ESD) within the cross-disciplinary area of integrated and sustainable conservation of built environments. The main purpose has been to develop an epistemological framework for integrated lifelong learning, ethics and advanced research (R&D) and to provide a new sustainable education and career model for the field to be applied in the Dalecarlia region and on a national level within the Swedish construction industry at large; i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Concrete Fashion : Dress, Art, and Engagement in Public Space

    University dissertation from School of Design and Crafts ; Högskolan för design och konsthantverk (HDK)

    Author : Kajsa G. Eriksson; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; fashion design; contemporary art; dressed body; artistic research; public space; identity; performance; documentation; engagement;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an example of artistic research that explores the border between fashion design and contemporary art, in order to place situated bodily practices within the larger field of explor... meration and ideology, and to discover new formats. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of highly enantioselective organocatalyzed transformations

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Palle Breistein; Mittuniversitetet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Asymetric catalysis; aldehydes; proline derivatives; transition metals; Friedel-Crafts; conjugate addition; boration; ?-alkylation;

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  5. 5. Embodying Openness: A Pragmatist Exploration into the Aesthetic Experience of Design Form-Giving

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Art Monitor

    Author : Ariana Amacker; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Design research; pragmatism; aesthetic experience; form-giving; arts-based learning;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the tension between a reflective view of design and design as an embodied, aesthetic experience. Most research exploring the nature of design follows a tradition of practice-based design research, which aims to empirically establish what constitutes design by studying what designers do and say. READ MORE