Idc lab 2010_1-assignment

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Idc lab 2010_1-assignment

  1. 1. Jan. 27 th 2010 Shana Agid Eduardo Staszowski Anna Meroni Assignment One
  2. 2. 4 Assignments 1 observing / understanding 2 co-creating 3 developing 4 prototyping ASSIGNMENT 1 Precedents ASSIGNMENT 2 Observing/Understanding ASSIGNMENT 3 Co-creating ASSIGNMENT 4 Developing/Prototyping
  3. 3. Why precedents? <ul><li>Examples of designed projects or design processes that have a relevance for the type of design one is beginning to address. </li></ul><ul><li>Precedents can also be drawn from a wider range of examples of similar processes or functions. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What to look for? <ul><li>This could include </li></ul><ul><li>design projects and methods —service design, an architecture studio project, a product design </li></ul><ul><li>something in the everyday that functions collaboratively — a newspaper, community garden, the kitchen in a restaurant. </li></ul><ul><li>The goal is to look at the nature and shape of the collaboration and what it creates, or doesn’t create. </li></ul>Find a precedent for collaborative practices and/or collaborative solutions.
  5. 5. How to work? <ul><li>&quot;desk research,&quot; using library and internet resources </li></ul>
  6. 6. Outcomes <ul><li>A slide presentation summarizing: </li></ul><ul><li>The precedent (what is the collaborative process or solution?) </li></ul><ul><li>How does it work? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is involved? </li></ul><ul><li>What technologies does it use or are necessary to make it work? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the benefits of the practice or solution? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the challenges? </li></ul><ul><li>And - make a concluding analysis of your own about the precedent </li></ul><ul><li>( > a critique that takes into consideration the stated goals of the collaboration, the process, the outcome(s), and your observations about any questions you have about it ) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Rules of the game <ul><li>1 minute presentation in class, WITHOUT TALKING </li></ul><ul><li>(pecha-kucha alike) </li></ul><ul><li>> Powerpoint or PDF slideshow at 4 seconds per slide (roughly) , auto-playing </li></ul><ul><li>Goal : to summarize the precedent and your analysis in a compact, clear form. You should have no more than 14 slides (2 per point above), with a mix of image and text slides to tell your story, or a recorded voice over. (> videoclip) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>> &quot;database of cases&quot; of the course </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tips <ul><li>Be effective (go straight to the point) </li></ul><ul><li>Be visual (use images, graphics, pictures…) </li></ul><ul><li>Be concise (cut the inessential) </li></ul><ul><li>Be catching (stimulate and keep the attention) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pecha-kucha.org </li></ul>
  9. 9. Let’s do it.            

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