ITU

Co-Design

Organisational unit: Research Group

IT University of Copenhagen
Rued Langgaards Vej 7
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
Denmark

Research Group Coordinator

Jörn Christiansson (jrme@itu.dk)

Organisation profile

The Co-Design research group at the IT University of Copenhagen is a recognized research environment in the area of Co-Design and Participatory Design. Our core group members originate from research environments pioneering Scandinavian Participatory Design and Co-Design, and each have 15+ years experience in conducting, researching and teaching Co-Design and Participatory Design in Scandinavia, Europe and beyond. Co-Design is a design approach, where people affected by the design and solution are actively involved in the process of creating it. For us, Co-Design needs to be responsible and fostering open-minded and respectful engagement with people and their lives. We critically explore the possibilities offered by digital technology through prototyping solutions in collaboration with users. Through our work, we develop appropriate methods and tools and apply them in a broad range of application areas, including healthcare, mobile technologies, process industry, workplace and office design, and urban development. We also have substantial experience from teaching Co-Design, in studio settings as well as large classes. We are interested in a broad range of collaborations with other universities, companies and the public sector.

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Research outputs (21)

  1. Published

    The GIFT framework: Give visitors the tools to tell their own stories

    Research output: Contribution to conference - NOT published in proceeding or journalPaperResearch

  2. Published
  3. Published

    Challenges of practicing digital imaginaires in collaborative museum design

    Research output: Journal Article or Conference Article in JournalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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Research Activities (5)

  1. The Long Now of the Commons

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. City Street 3

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in workshop, seminar, course

  3. Participatory Design Conference 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in workshop, seminar, course

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