Ramia Maze
Department of Design

Ramia Maze

Professor (Design Practices)

Contact information

Mobile phone
+358504010030
Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Description

As a researcher, educator and designer, Ramia Mazé specializes in critical and participatory approaches to design for systems and products that alter social practices and public life. While design is traditionally formulated in relation to industry, her work explores the expansion of design roles in society. Mazé has published in reputed academic arenas and her work has been widely exhibited. She also works as a professional designer and architect.

 

Mazé has earned degrees including Docent / Associate Professor and PhD in Interaction Design (Malmö University SE), MA in Computer Related Design (Royal College of Art UK), BA in Architecture (Columbia University US).

Areas of expertise

Design Architecture Interaction design Participatory design Critical practice Sustainable consumption and production Urban planning Design methods Social justice Political philosophy Spatial Design Sustainable development Design policy

Honors and awards

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Design
Jan 2010

TIME Magazine awarded Static! projects in its yearly list of the 50 best inventions, 2010 and 2011

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Design
Jan 2004

Olympic Games Athens Organizing Committee, 1 of 10 winners in int’l arts competition, 2004

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Design
Jan 2013

Recognition for most visited employee webpage of Swedish national ICT research institutes (500+ employees) and 5 of the top 10 visited project webpages in the Interactive Institute

Publications

Department of Design

Book Review of ‘Design: Critical and Primary Sources, vol. 4 “Development, Globalization, Sustainability”,’

Publishing year: 2019 Design Issues
Department of Design

Who cares about those who care? Design and technologies of power in Swedish elder care

Publishing year: 2019 Proceedings of the Nordic Design Research Conference
Department of Design

Introduction

Publishing year: 2019 Design Issues
Department of Design

Introduction

Publishing year: 2019 Design Issues
Department of Design

Introduction

Publishing year: 2019 Design Issues
Department of Design

Stuff Matters in Participation: Infrastructuring a Co-Sewing Café

Publishing year: 2019 THE JOURNAL OF PEER PRODUCTION
Department of Design

Who Cares? Proceedings of the 8th Biannual Nordic Design Research Society

Publishing year: 2019
Department of Design

Demonstrating and Anticipating in Distributed Design Practice

Publishing year: 2019 Demonstrations: Journal for Experiments in the Social Studies of Technology
Department of Design

Design Educational Practice

Publishing year: 2019 Bauhaus Futures
Department of Design

Politics of Designing Visions of the Future

Publishing year: 2019 JOURNAL OF FUTURES STUDIES: EPISTEMOLOGY, METHODS, APPLIED AND ALTERNATIVE FUTURES