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Inspiration video

May 9, 2015 / 0 comments

We used this video as an inspiration for our concept; Trying to attract people and let them participate for creating a big ‘real-life’ moodboard.

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“A column full of notes”: students appreciate the author Arno Schmidt

May 9, 2015 / 0 comments

“A column full of notes” Arno Schmidts unusual literary work was presented in an unusual way. A column full of notes. A whole year this column stands in the center of the creative debate on the post war story “Tina or about immortality”. One can see quotations from that story around the column. 200 passages  have been selected by the students…

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Post It!

May 9, 2015 / 0 comments

Here are three inspiring projects with a similar topic for our installation . We also want the people to put their thoughts on our column, so that other people can read it, maybe react to this and write a post back or that other people only think about the things that were written down. We want…

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Inspiration: Wikihouse

May 9, 2015 / 0 comments

     Since we are planning on building a sort of photo booth I looked at way’s of making something like that. Since it has to be big and mobile we need to sort out a way of doing this. Wikihouse could be a inspiration because as they say: ” WikiHouse is an open source…

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Video of testing our prototype

May 7, 2015 / 0 comments

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Inspiration: 99 Tiny Games

May 6, 2015 / 1 comment

“Tiny Games began life at the Southbank Centre in 2011 and are a collection of very small, very quick-to-understand games. They sit in the real world, inviting participation from any interested passer-by. Their rules can be summarised in just a couple of sentences.” Read more…

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Drawings Hunting Ground

May 6, 2015 / 0 comments

We want to show you some of our project drawings, but you have to take into account that we now developed our idea further. our logo: overview intervention: 2 people interviewing each other:   Job Board:   voting options:       magazine for documentation:

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Prototyping

May 5, 2015 / 0 comments

We built a little prototype of our final column. Here is the video of the build process…

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Idea: Culture Benches

May 4, 2015 / 0 comments

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10 Drawings about the WORKspace

May 4, 2015 / 0 comments

Hand from above | Andrea Piombo

May 4, 2015 / 0 comments

  Hand From Above was the name of the project that appeared in Liverpool. The BBC Big Screen was the setting for Chris O’Shea‘s work that featured a live feed of pedestrians walking by in the square. As they went about their daily routines, a giant hand on the screen reached out to poke, prod,…

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Inspiration: Panorama

May 4, 2015 / 0 comments

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Inspiration: Meeting Bowls

May 4, 2015 / 0 comments

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Inspiration: Modified Social Benches

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Inspiration: Symbolic meaning of clothes

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

  This video of a blogger has the message: ”Dress for the job you want, not for the job you have”. If you want to be something else, you have to clothe and behave like that to feel what it could be like. It shows that clothes might be part of our identity, too and…

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Inspiration: Clothe a dress-up doll

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

Similar to the game where little children are supposed to dress figures, we want to give the people in Genk different clothes and opportunities to clothe the dress-up doll. It is a playful way to deal with a sensitive theme. They should think about the topic (future of work in Genk) and chose the clothes…

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Article | Collaboration is ‘infecting’ our city

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

Cape Town’s vibrant public spaces and continued growth can only be put down to the power of collaboration, between citizens, government and business, writes Cape Town Partnership CEO Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana in the Cape Times. Read more

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Inspiration Job Interview

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

http://jobsearch.about.com/od/interviewquestionsanswers/a/top-50-job-interview-questions.htm Here, one can find a ranking of questions for a job interview. We need to refer these questions to our project.

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Engage people in the design of public spaces

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

“If public spaces are for people, shouldn’t we be giving them the right tools and creating the circumstance to involve them in the design process?” An interesting article about engaging people in the design of public spaces. Click here to read the article

Drawings

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

During the drawing session we did not have much time to implement our ideas. For that reason we had to concentrate on the most important details we want to highlight. It was very good to have all those different drawings because afterwards we were able to work out our final idea for our intervention and…

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Inspirational project

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

In the first weeks of this school year I went to an event in called “studentcrib” if I recall correctly. Some of the businesses located at the c-mine crib opened their doors to the students in the evening. One of the start-ups located in the crib is gaven.be. Their idea was to make a platform…

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Inspirational video

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

“This video shows an interesting way of getting peoples awareness through the use of a social probe that provokes and attracts people at the same time. This is what we want to accomplish with our own public design. In this example there were quotes written on underwear and then hung on a clothesline throughout the…

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MAP-IT

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

  We already had a very clear imagination of our intervention and documentation before we started the MAP-IT session. Nevertheless it was useful to see where we want to locate our interventions and what risks and chances these locations might harbor. We also develop some kind of priority list because we think that it could…

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Map it

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

A photo of our “Map it” result. In order to find out about the totality of people working, studying or living in Genk, we want to interview students at the campus, as well as everyone else willing to talk with us about the issue on the street in the city centre. We see a difficulty…

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inspiration – wir.köln

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

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Infographics and results of drawing session

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

Our infographic and some general ideas, how we could make our project work better / the best way. While conducting this method, we came up with a whole new idea.   This is the most important drawing of all, because it led us to our new concept:   Having asked us the question how we…

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Article: A Manifesto for Smart Citizens

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

We, citizens of all cities, take the fate of the places we live in into our own hands. We care about the buildings and the parks, the shops, the schools, the roads and the trees. But above all, we care about the quality of the life we live in our cities. Quality that arises from…

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Article: Making Jobs

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

Does innovation create jobs or just eliminate them? That was the question put forward at the International Summit on Innovation for Jobs (I4J), held last week at SRI in Menlo Park, CA. The outsourcing of jobs and improved automation are two trends that have eliminated jobs. Where are the new jobs going to come from…

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Inspiration video | Senne Hoekman

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

Inspiration video | Senne Hoekman

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Inspiring reference: The 2 Euro T-Shirt

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

  This video shows how to get the interest of the people in public and how to persuade someone to decide for something.

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Inspiring reference: Gender Roles

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

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Article || Future of work

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

Technology is reshaping the world of work. These stories investigate how new tools can help us be happier, more creative, and more productive in our pursuits. On this site are a lot of articles about the future of work. I have read the first article. That article is based on the thoughts about the industrial…

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Thinking beyond the station

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

    http://www.pps.org/reference/thinking-beyond-the-station/

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Creating community places

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments

An interesting article that explains how to create community places   http://www.pps.org/reference/11steps/

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Public Voting Methods

May 2, 2015 / 0 comments

http://publicskateparkguide.org/advocacy/public-voting-methods/

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How to talk to strangers on the street

May 2, 2015 / 0 comments

This website could help us to learn how to contact strangers and be confident with it. http://www.wikihow.com/Talk-to-Strangers

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“7 predictions for the future of work” by Dana Ardi, Ph.D.

May 2, 2015 / 0 comments

“We might not have holographic conference calls or teleporting commutes (yet), but coporate anthropology can give us a realistic glimpse of our futures in the workplace.” read more…

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inspiration.

May 2, 2015 / 0 comments

 This is a post from 9gag.com which came to my mind during the drawing session an which was later the inspiration for our new concept.    This video made by a group of last years project inspired us to do a talent puzzle so that people would rethink there view on work and see what…

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drawings

May 2, 2015 / 0 comments

  Most of the drawings show the details of the old concept which we depraved due to the high costs of the material we needed. During the map it session the second picture lead to our new concept.

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Map it!

May 2, 2015 / 0 comments

  During the Map it session we developed a whole new concept which is very low key and has a great part of interaction in it. Also the map it session was a lot of fun and it reduced the ideas to the very necessary thoughts and materials we need. Additionally it revealed possible problems.

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Inspiration “100 Potential Interview Questions”

May 2, 2015 / 0 comments

For our new ideo to take “job interview” literally, we need to develope a list of questions. This list of “100 Potential Interview Questions” would be a inspiration for us.  

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New Infographic

May 1, 2015 / 0 comments

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Article || What the future of work looks like- Polly LaBarre

May 1, 2015 / 0 comments

How does the future of work looks like? This article deals with the future perspective of work and contains models for work that aim to redefine the traditional organization. “There’s a focus on designing environments and systems for work that inspire individuals to contribute their full imagination, initiative, and passion every day — and on taking…

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Drawings

May 1, 2015 / 0 comments

“Create participation of the public”: a key element in public design is the public itself. It’s important that we can persuade the unemployed people of Genk to participate at our project. We want to achieve this by ‘offering’ them something useful in terms of work. In return the only thing we expect is that they…

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Inspiration: build your future

May 1, 2015 / 0 comments

also could be named: broaden one`s mind It always depend on how you thinking about something. The example of the construction sektor shows, that there are many working fields which may matches perfectly to your talents or idea of success- but because of their standing in the society- including prejudices and obsolete imaginations- you would…

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Inspiration: Your Words and Thoughts Create Your Future

May 1, 2015 / 0 comments

According to this famous Abraham Lincoln quote we choose this Video of Louise Hay – Your Words and Thoughts Create Your Future as an further Inspiration for our Project.     The Video is about how words and ideas not only influence your future, but already create it. It says that you first have to be…

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Inspiration: working with cards/post-its

May 1, 2015 / 0 comments

First we want the people to dress the doll with real clothes, which matches with their imagination of the future of work in Genk. But they also have to add an “emotion card” to estimate their proposal (desirable, realistic, afraid). Those cards will have different colours. So as you can see in the video below…

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Inspiration: “Pro infirmis” – mannequins with handicap

May 1, 2015 / 0 comments

The organization “pro infirmis” had a project called: “Because who is perfect?” and created mannequins based on the bodies of disabled people. The organization wanted to claim more tolerance for disabled people and raise the awareness that nobody has a perfect body. Of course it is a completely different topic but it shows that people…

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