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Participatory Designing with Sound

Project description

Participatory approaches to sound-driven design

Current sonic displays adversely affect the quality of our everyday lives. Therefore, when designing sound, a more collaborative understanding is needed of its role and position in environments where humans and technology co-exist. However, systematic design methods and tools that would help design teams in this way are lacking in the field of industrial design. To address this problem, the EU-funded PaDS project aims to open sound design practices to participatory approaches in which non-expert stakeholders participate in the design process together with expert sound designers. It will thus develop methods and tools to help designers and other actors to collaboratively create sound-driven designs. The results will help to advance knowledge on sound-driven design approaches.

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Net EU contribution
€ 175 572,48
Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft

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West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Delft en Westland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00