We use these sketchpads to keep track of our efforts on various projects and streams of work. As our knowledge on these topics develops, so do the dossiers.
Last updated 04 November, 2012
introductionTruly creative collaborations are ones that result in unexpected outcomes. Working on projects like this require all participants to step outside of...
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Last updated 18 March, 2012
Last updated 23 May, 2011
design flanders Different templates for different methods →servicedesigntoolkit.org As part of a larger "Service Design Toolkit", Design Flanders provide...
frogFour rules for 'designing design research' →frogdesign.com Jan Chipchase of Frog Design shares some insights from his many years leading that...
intro textAn essential part of any design activity is understanding the context one is working in, particularly the social context. Eventually when proposals...
AIGAMaking the case for design ethnography →aiga.org The AIGA and commercial consultancy Cheskin Added Value provide a joint document which lays...
notesStuff to incorporate (treat this as a notepad): http://www.servicedesigntoolkit.org/templates/ Lots here... seems like we should figure out a way...
Last updated 17 January, 2011
opaqueThe county is opaque There's a lot of beautiful things on offer here but it can be hard to know how to take advantage of everything. Swedish...
TuesdayTuesday 09:00-12:00 Synthesis session: what do we know? 12:00-14:00 Lunch 14:00-18:00 Field visits / fact finding
give backIt's not easy to give back Umeå has a lot of students but it's not always clear how we can contribute back while we're here.
Last updated 12 August, 2010
DIVIDER10 IDEAS (in no particular order)
Preparing For The WavePreparing For The Silver Wave The three descriptive models as conceptual starting points
Develop a New Social Charter3. Develop a New Social Charter Could Finland be the first nation ever to use a national co-creation event to develop a new social contract?
Last updated 12 August, 2010
Education Studio SummaryThe studio suggested a series of seven priority shifts addressing key elements within the education ecology. The goal is to replace “I’m...
Discontinuation increased [everywhere] except for vocational education.
DIVIDER 10 IDEAS10 ideas (in no particular order)
Last updated 10 August, 2010
Delivered District Heat Energy by Decade of ConstructionBuilding age is the greatest determinate of the energy efficiency of Finland's building stock.
Distribution of CO2 Emissions from Transport by Type 2002Distribution of CO2 Emissions from Transport by Type 2002
9. Performance Based Building Permits & Audits9. Performance Based Building Permits & Audits Carbon budgets should inform building design, permitting, and usage.
8. Invent Cellular Infrastructure8. Invent Cellular Infrastructure Explore smart grids and other technologies to make lower density viable with a smaller carbon footprint.