Search for dissertations about: "speculative design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words speculative design.

  1. 1. The science of imagining solutions : design becoming conscious of itself through design

    Author : Søren Rosenbak; Johan Redström; Carl DiSalvo; Andrew Morrisson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; design; pataphysics; possibility; imaginaries; imagination; the artificial; critical practice; critical design; speculative design; design fiction; participatory design; smart cities; lies; metadata; surveillance; failures; research through design; constructive design research; practice-based design research; programmatic research; epiphenomenology; quantum poetics; design; design; industridesign; industrial design;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses a paradox in design: we currently live in a day and age that is fundamentally conditioned by artifice on all scales, and principled by a deep sense of contingency and possibility. In this world, anything could always be something else. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transtructures : prototyping transitional practices for the design of postindustrial infrastructures

    Author : Lorenzo Davoli; Johan Redström; Cameron Tonkinwise; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Infrastructures; transition design; postindustrial design; system design; drones; participation; design practices; automation; hacking; logistic; telecommunications; hållbar utveckling; sustainable development; design; design;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about 'transtructures', a term coined to describe new kinds of infrastructures that are more attentive and responsive to the needs of contemporary society, its emerging economies and technological capabilities. The purpose of this inquiry is to begin to explore the character and possibilities of a design practice that could guide responsibly and ethically the transition of existing industrial infrastructures towards these new configurations: what processes it could follow, and what materials it could include. READ MORE

  3. 3. Staying with the Trouble through Design: Critical-feminist Design of Intimate Technology

    Author : Marie Louise Juul Sondergaard; Aarhus univ.; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; Interaction design; intimacy; intimate technology; trouble; taboo; gender; speculative design; design fiction; feminist HCI; women s health; Art; Technology and Design; Konst; teknik och design;

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  4. 4. Architectural Prototypes II : Reformations, Speculations and Strategies in the Digital Design Field

    Author : Jonas Runberger; Örjan Wikforss; Katja Tollmar Grillner; Mette Ramsgard Thomsen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; Architecture; digital design field; reformations; prototypical approach; performance; affect; cognitive estrangement; extrapolation; design fiction; architecture fiction; speculative approaches; digital design tropes; parametric design; operational digital design strategies; design project enquiries;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis is situated within the digital design field of architecture, and is a continuation of the licentiate thesis Architectural Prototypes: Modes of Design Development and Architectural Practice, presented at the KTH School of Architecture in 2008. The doctoral thesis investigates the current status of the digital design field of architecture, and identifies a number of related discourses. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Aesthetics of the Invisible: Foundations for Sonic Fashion

    Author : Vidmina Stasiulyte; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : Aural experience and sound thinking, in contrast to visual experience and image thinking, change the fundamental manifestation and perception of a dressed body: from looking and being seen to listening and being heard. Looking at and listening to a body that is wearing high heels are fundamentally different experiences. READ MORE