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The Erased Layers of Typography: From the Eroded Palimpsest to Spatio-temporal Typography

Exposed to the eroding forces of time, materiality and the elements, urban signs may tell stories that reach beyond their original meanings.

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Published Online: April 29, 2016

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Randomized Customization: A Driver for Enhanced Product Value

This paper introduces research on consumer engagement during product customization with toolkits governed by randomized systems, exploring how it influences consumer product emotional attachment and product value enhancement.

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Published Online: April 29, 2016

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Feral Trade: Inversion in DIY Infrastructure

Feral Trade Courier, a freight system in which material goods are routed over social networks, embodies a new design practice in which new actors engage with infrastructure through design.

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Published Online: April 22, 2016

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The Development of an Herb-Infused Bag that Regenerates Aromatherapy Textiles

This paper describes the development of an herb-infused bag that regenerates aromatherapy garments and has been infused with an herb and printed with a botanical illustration.

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Published Online: April 5, 2016

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Designing Affordances for Direct Interaction

This paper examines the role of affordances for design in the light of new findings from cognitive science and neuroscience and presents a framework for designing for direct interactions.

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Published Online: April 5, 2016

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Architecture and Ethnography: Preliminary Reflections on the Structure and Organization of Architectural Practice

This paper explores crossovers between architectural practice and ethnography, with an emphasis on management structures and their relationship to organisational models.

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Published Online: April 5, 2016

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Design and Technology: A Historical Perspective on the Mediating Role of Technology Between Industrial Design and Engineering

This paper is an historical overview on engineering, industrial design, and their relation with technology, which is considered to have a mediator role between the two referred disciplines.

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Published Online: April 4, 2016

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User-centered, Research-based Design of Futuristic Intensive Care Units

This paper discusses ergonomics and user-centred design approaches in health-services environments, specifically Intensive Care Units in Australian hospitals, through a research project developed with Industrial Design master’s students in 2012.

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Published Online: April 4, 2016

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A View to Space and Design through Play: A Research Project at the Architectural Design Studio

With its joyful, inspiring, and experiential qualities, play is a basic space creator. This paper describes the results of urban architectural design projects based on "design through play."

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Published Online: April 4, 2016

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From Manual to Hybrid, Parametric Mashrabiya: Digital Workflow for the Re-envisioning and Conservation of Eastern Architectural Screens and the Engagement of Digital Tectonics

An investigation to the possible implementation of local additive manufactured and customized window screens of cultural value to enhance the globalism of Middle Eastern dwellings design.

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Published Online March 31, 2016

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