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International Design Workshop

Course Code :2040FOWPOW
Study domain:Product Development
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:45
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Kristof Vaes

3. Course contents *

The International Design Workshop week is an event of workshops and lectures on a socially relevant theme. 'ReACT by design' is the central theme for the next years. During IDW, students are challenged to step out of their comfort zone and adopt a critical attitude towards prevailing visions in the domain. The conceptual and creative capacity of the student is developed from a work process that differs radically from the regular courses in both space and time, methodology and perspective. Several workshops are organized by national and international guest teachers who take a distinct position within the chosen theme. On the basis of an abstract, the student chooses one of the workshops and commits himself to intensive research and design in groups for a week. Students work on continuous output throughout the week (instant publishing) and a product or project exhibited at the closing event.

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