Cumulus Working Papers Shanghai 26/10

Publication Series G
Aalto University, School of Art and Design
2011

Cumulus conference Shanghai
Young Creators for Better City & Better Life
6 -10 November 2010
Tongji University
Shanghai, China

Editor in chief
Eija Salmi

Editors
Justyna Maciak
Lou Yongqi
Xiaocun Zhu

ISBN 978-952-60-0044-2 (print)
ISBN 978-952-60-0045-9 (pdf)
ISSN 1795 1879 Cumulus working papers (pdf)
ISSN 1456 307X Cumulus working papers (print)

Kyriiri Oy
Helsinki 2011
PDF VERSION
WP_Shanghai_26_10

Contents

5 Lou Yongqi – Foreword
Designing the Young Creators for Better City & Better life
8 Christian Guellerin – Opening speech
“Better cities, better life”

KEYNOTES

9 Ezio Manzini
Social innovation and design: How designers can trigger and support sustainable changes
15 John Thackara
Design for a new restorative economy
18 Jeremy Myerson
A landscape of change for design challenges
22 WU Zhiqiang – Yrjö Sotamaa
Sustainable Design – Design for sustainable life – Design for Future
24 Tim Brown
What happens if we move from design to design thinking? Seeing the big picture nets bigger results

SELECTED PAPERS
Session 1
Social Innovation & Sustainability

27 Luigi Ferrara – Elise Hodson – Yen Trinh
Renovating the Suburbs for a Sustainable Future: A World House Year 3 Project at the Institute without Boundaries
32 Anna Meroni
Design for services and place development. Interactions and relations as ways of thinking about places: the case of periurban areas
41 Ulla Johansson – Maria Nyström – Henning Eklund – Jill Woodilla
Reality Studios: A Combined Device for Education, Research & Social Change
46 Penny Herscovitch – Dan Gottlieb – Liliana Becerra – Mariana Amatullo – David Mocarski
Safe Agua: A Collaboration between Un Techo Para mi País and Art Center College of Design
56 Carla Cipolla – Nadia Carvalho
Designing a new food system for Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ): A “Slow Food” perspective
59 Virginia Tassinari – Nik Baerten
Design for togetherness
65 Eduardo Staszowski
Amplifying Creative Communities in New York City Contents

Session 2
Local Wisdom & Globalization

73 Federica Vacca – Paola Bertola
Fashion Artisan in Design Culture. An interpretative model.
81 Jacqueline Otten – Michael Krohn
Regional Knowledge and Global Design Or: The Better You Look, the More you see…
85 Stuart Walker
Design, Aesthetics and Spiritual Values: exploring technology and meaning through propositional objects

Session 3
Socio-Economics & Design

95 Keneilwe Munyai – Mugendi M’Rithaa
Local indigenous cultures and moderndesign innovations: a South African perspective
101 Anne Flemmert Jensen – Mette Mikkelsen – Poul Rind Christensen
Between User Driven and Design Driven Innovation – Towards a New Innovation Concept?
109 Yanki Lee – Denny Ho Kwok Leung
Designing with People: Developing a digital platform for knowledge transfer and exchange of inclusive design methodology

Session 4
Old & Young

119 Ian McArthur
Creating Culturally Adaptive Pedagogy
127 Katie Gaudion
The Multi-Sensory Environment (MSE): Encouraging Play and Promoting Well-being for all ages: The role of the Textile Designer
135 Jo-Anne Bichard – Gail Knight
Everybody Goes: Designing Age- Friendly Public Toilet Solutions
142 List of Cumulus members

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