Vicky Katrin – Presentation and Website

April 19, 2016 / 0 comments

Following her lecture the 18th of April, here is Vicky Katrin’s website and presentation.


An intro into Infographics

April 18, 2016 / 0 comments

intro into Infographics from Pablo Salazar

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The Abolition of Work

May 17, 2015 / 0 comments

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Design of Interaction / Experience

May 4, 2015 / 0 comments

This is a chart to ‘measure’ the level of experience in a design project, made by Nathan Shedroff. Might be a good way for you to look at your projects and how much do they meet those criteria.             This one is not very good quality, but it is very…

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What Will Be the Hot Jobs of 2018?

May 4, 2015 / 0 comments

  “Predicting the jobs or skills that will be in demand years from now is a tricky task for many teens, young adults and their parents. Luckily, there are rich sources of information on the Web, in books, and in most people’s communities; the challenge is to sift through them all.” But are the Jobs…

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Article: 6 Ways the World of Work is Changing

May 4, 2015 / 0 comments

The world of work is different than it was 20, 10, even five years ago—and not just because of the recession. Digital advances and expectations from a new generation of workers have shifted the way we produce and collaborate, transforming the workplace and with it, our lives. Read more..  



May 3, 2015 / 0 comments



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

Inspirational Article on IDeALL

May 3, 2015 / 0 comments


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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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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


7 predicitions

“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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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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Deliverables 04/05/2015

April 29, 2015 / 0 comments

Blog * Post the picture of the MAP-iT with a short explanation / reflection (what was interesting of the session? what was not interesting? was it somehow useful? how?). * Post a picture of the wall of drawings, plus one or two pictures of the most representative ones (also with short explanation). * Post one…

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Articles / reflection on Work – Grace Lee Boggs

April 27, 2015 / 0 comments

Small Rebelions “People in Detroit aren’t just urban gardening. They’re starting a new mode of education. They’re trying to give children the education to be “solutionaries” rather than people who are going to get jobs in the system. And that is a huge change, a cultural revolution. The things that are happening in Detroit would…

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Presentation: Information

April 27, 2015 / 0 comments

You can download Pablo’s presentation about Information below: INFORMATION: Search, organization, processing and representation


Ways of documenting

April 20, 2015 / 0 comments

There are many ways you could go about documenting your project using different kinds of media. As you’ll be in a public space and most likely outside there are more creative ways you could go about this then just using the classics. The links below are one of the many examples of software that allows…

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FINALS – Open Presentations in the Public Space

June 7, 2014 / 0 comments

Tuesday the 10th of June will take place the final presentations of the Creative Design Module of 2014. For this occasion, and given that we have been working through public design in the area around the C-Mine (Winterslag), we will have the presentations in the public space; each of the projects will be installed and presented in…

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Deliverables for next lesson

May 6, 2014 / 0 comments

Prepare the following things for lesson (13/05): 1. Situation map: Make a clear map about the situation described in your Map It session. Try to make it look good and be creative. Please no Powerpoint graphs.(format A3) 2. Moodboard related to the critical situation selected by the group. You can use collage, mosaic, grids, ect…(format…

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Design Innovation Vennestraat

April 28, 2014 / 0 comments

A project commissioned by the Design Platform Vlanderen seeked to link designers Thomas Lommee and Christiane Hoegner with local shops of the Vennestraat. The project was aimed towards the ‘identity’ of the street. It was exhibited in the Conflict & Design exhibition.

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Winterslag Cité Map

April 23, 2014 / 0 comments

To download the map that Laura was talking about and showing us last Tuesday in her introduction/tour, click HERE.  

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Public Design: A short rant on the What & Why of Public Design

April 23, 2014 / 0 comments

Carl Disalvo on Public Design

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Adversarial Design – Carl Disalvo (pdf)

April 23, 2014 / 1 comment

Here is a pdf with the introduction and conclusion texts of the book Adversarial Design, from Carl Disalvo. Click HERE to download the first part. Click HERE to download the second part.

Module Program

April 23, 2014 / 0 comments

Creative Design Module 2015 Coached by: Gert Wastyn and Pablo Calderon Salazar   Description text The Creative Design Module this year will focus on Public Design. Students will be challenged to work with real constituents (interaction) on the area around the C-Mine, and constantly communicate their ideas and process through the use of different media.  …

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April 22, 2014 / 0 comments

  WEEK PROGRAM April 22: Morning: Walk around C-Mine area with Laura as guide. Presentation of the module and some references. Introduction Pablo CalderonAfternoon: Introduction Gert Wastyn Exploration of topics May 6: Morning: Small ‘exhibit’ on individual chosen situation, students group-up and lecture. Afternoon: Brainstorm on a chosen ‘critical situation’. Map-It  



April 20, 2014 / 0 comments

Creative Design Module 2014 On Public Design and Creative Communication   The (public) space in and around Winterslag (C-Mine) is an under-explored context full of potential. It is a meeting point for people from different backgrounds and expertises (creatives, students, miners, commerce, residents, etc). A designer should be able to interpret the interests of a…

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