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Asia Summer Joint Design Workshop 2014

By ydyonsei 9 months ago

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Asia Summer Joint Design Workshop 2014

1. Introduction

Through the support of the Eco Culture Design Agency, Yonsei University Division of Design and Art students were able to participate in the\

‘Summer Joint Design Workshop 2014’ at Chiba University, Japan. The schools that participated are as follows: Yonsei University (Korea),

Seoul National University (Korea), Tsinghua University (China), National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan), and Chiba University (Japan).

Six students from various majors such as Industrial design and Engineering from each University participated in the workshop.

2.Schedule

The workshop lasted 5 days and 4 nights starting July 14th, 2014 located on the Chiba University campus. Most project participation was engaged

on campus with the exceptions of observations and market research. From time restraints, projects were composed outside of the scheduled daily programs.

 

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3. Process

The workshop process was similar to the design process of a professional design approach.

 

4. Workshop Content

Day 1:
– University introductions and ice-breaking activity
– Team establishing and Theme Announcement
– Team meeting: brainstorming

Day 2:
– Team meeting: define problem, case study research, brainstorming

Day 3:
– Team meeting: troubleshooting direction establishment, ideation, observation
– Overall progress presentation

Day 4:
– Team meeting: prototyping, developing presentation
– Overall progress presentation
Day 5:
– Final development
– Final Presentation

Each year, the workshop process is conducted by group project participation. The theme for this workshop was ‘sound interaction for 3 or more participants’. Individual team activities were conducted without time restraints and professional lectures and workshop activities were conducted on schedule. Teams were established so students from various nationalities could have an opportunity to work together. Instead of having a strict schedule and monitoring, students were able to work on the projects and had an opportunity to present progress with other teams at the end of each day.

 

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