Distributed Technological Design

2020/2021

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • has obtained insight in selected exemplary technological domains and how they may contribute to realise sustainable design solutions
  • has insight in existing design solutions and challenges within the exemplary domain¬†¬†
  • has gained insight in the technical options and models used within the technical sciences in making solutions operational

Skills

  • is able to identify resources in distributed networks of technical, economic and competence capabilities and concepts
  • can analyse existing or new value chains and identify the organisational coordination and collaboration needed to realise changes within these
  • can understand, analyse and make useful contemporary concepts like platforms, architectures, digitalisation as well as radical and distributed innovation and design

Competences

  • is able to synthesise knowledge from a diversity of technological domains and discuss the possibilities for developing sustainable designs of distributed products and systems
  • is able to consider conceptualisation strategies for design solutions across objects worlds and point at the challenges for creating temporary stabilised distributed networks
  • is able to formulate requirements for a technology in order to obtain sustainable design solutions to a given problem

Type of instruction

Lectures, exercises, case analysis and dialogue with exemplary technological domains. The course is carried out in collaboration with diverse technological domains.

Exam

Exams

Name of examDistributed Technological Design
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
The type of exam will be specified further in the semester description.
ECTS5
Permitted aids
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleDistribueret teknologisk design
Module codeTBISDK17105
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudyboard for Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Planning
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design