During Emerging Designs course seven student teams developed conceptual solutions for developing health care and social care in the rural areas. The focus of design work was in the Nordic countries, which vision in 2030 to be the most sustainable and integrated region in the world. Here you find the students' proposals with detailed descriptions.
During the course, the students constructively develop their understanding of design as an activity, based on, and focusing on the following concepts and skills: Creativity and design – Concept creation and emergence – Development of design expertise – Practical skills for creating representations of design contents in topical field – Role of research in concept creation – Concept validation
After completing the course, students are able to develop and execute suitable designerly strategies for different design objectives, with focus on conceptual design. Combine design driven insight by creative collaboration with users and stakeholders.Create representations of solution concepts, articulating the design intent and navigating the solution space sufficiently and efficiently valuing and argumenting decisions.Articulate an advanced personal metacognition as a designer, by recognizing, explaining, and applying selected concepts and principles of design emergence and activity, as drawn from design research and beyond.
During the course, the students will constructively develop their understanding of design as an activity, based on, and focusing on the following concepts and skills: Creativity and design; Concept creation and emergence; Development of design expertise Practical skills for creating representations of design contents in topical field; Role of research in concept creation; Concept validation.