Design Practice in Social Context
The course acts as an introduction to: (1) Design practice in a social context, historically and theoretically; (2) Different positions, practices and practitioners in the field of design in a social context. (e.g. design activism, inclusion, transition design, open design, communities of practice, design thinking, participatory design, concepts of public and private space); (3) Practical methods enabling students to effectively research first-hand, generate and write their own briefs, manage their projects, as well as realising, communicating and presenting their outcomes.
Professor Julia Lohmann