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Design-driven field studies course

Field studies are a central method in design practice. However, they are costly and difficult to arrange, particularly in the maritime domain where it is hard to get access to ships. As a result, they are often omitted in ship design processes. To address this problem, we have developed a course at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design that teaches students how to carry out cost-effective field studies that support user-centered design and innovation processes.

Read more about the course here and see the result of the 2019 edition here.

Gernez, E.Nordby, K., & Lurås, S.(2019). Design-driven field studies course. Ocean industries concept lab Available: https://medium.com/ocean-industries-concept-lab/introducing-a-10-day-course-in-field-studies-1c7566662d61