Category Archives: publications

Paper on constructions of the user in the history of design research in DRS2016 Proceedings

Cite this paper: Vardouli, T. (2016). User Design: Constructions of the “user” in the history of design research. Proceedings of DRS 2016, Design Research Society 50th Anniversary Conference. Brighton, UK, 27–30 June 2016. Abstract: Over the past 50 years of

Paper on constructions of the user in the history of design research in DRS2016 Proceedings

Cite this paper: Vardouli, T. (2016). User Design: Constructions of the “user” in the history of design research. Proceedings of DRS 2016, Design Research Society 50th Anniversary Conference. Brighton, UK, 27–30 June 2016. Abstract: Over the past 50 years of

“Making Use” article published in Computational Making Special Issue, Design Studies journal

My article “Making Use: Attitudes to Human-Artifact Engagements” was published after double blind peer review in the Special Issue on Computational Making of the Design Studies journal, that I co-edited with Prof. Terry Knight. You can view the Special Issue’s seven

“Making Use” article published in Computational Making Special Issue, Design Studies journal

My article “Making Use: Attitudes to Human-Artifact Engagements” was published after double blind peer review in the Special Issue on Computational Making of the Design Studies journal, that I co-edited with Prof. Terry Knight. You can view the Special Issue’s seven

Book chapter on technological mediation in design participation

My chapter “Who Designs?: Technological Mediation in Design Participation” was published in David Bihanic’s edited volume Empowering Users Through Design (Springer, 2015), among excellent contributions on user empowerment and service design. Abstract: This chapter engages the idea that instead of trying

Book chapter on technological mediation in design participation

My chapter “Who Designs?: Technological Mediation in Design Participation” was published in David Bihanic’s edited volume Empowering Users Through Design (Springer, 2015), among excellent contributions on user empowerment and service design. Abstract: This chapter engages the idea that instead of trying

Paper on computational models for user participation in design at ECAADE 2013, Delft

I presented my paper Performed by and Performative for: Rethinking computational models for user participation in design at the ECAADE2013 Conference in Delft. The conference was themed Computation and Performance. Abstract: In this paper I identify the “infrastructure model” as the predominant approach to computationally

Paper on computational models for user participation in design at ECAADE 2013, Delft

I presented my paper Performed by and Performative for: Rethinking computational models for user participation in design at the ECAADE2013 Conference in Delft. The conference was themed Computation and Performance. Abstract: In this paper I identify the “infrastructure model” as the predominant approach to computationally

My MIT SMArchS thesis online

My Master’s thesis is now online on MIT’s DSpace. You can access the open public view here. Citation: Vardouli, T, 2012, Design-for-Empowerment-for-Design: Computational Structures for Design Democratization, MSc Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture. Abstract: The vision to engage

My MIT SMArchS thesis online

My Master’s thesis is now online on MIT’s DSpace. You can access the open public view here. Citation: Vardouli, T, 2012, Design-for-Empowerment-for-Design: Computational Structures for Design Democratization, MSc Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture. Abstract: The vision to engage

Article on Open Source Architecture published in Leonardo

Our article “Open Source Architecture: an Exploration of Source Code and Access in Architectural Design”, in collaboration with Leah Buechley was published in the Leonardo Journal. Here is the link to the publication. Abstract: The term “open source” is increasingly

Article on Open Source Architecture published in Leonardo

Our article “Open Source Architecture: an Exploration of Source Code and Access in Architectural Design”, in collaboration with Leah Buechley was published in the Leonardo Journal. Here is the link to the publication. Abstract: The term “open source” is increasingly

CommonSENSE at the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Environments

Our paper “CommonSENSE: A Participatory Design Toolkit for Shaping Physical Space through Real-Time Data”, in collaboration with the great colleagues Elena Antonopoulou, Eirini Vouliouri and Christos Chondros was presented in the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Environments.

CommonSENSE at the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Environments

Our paper “CommonSENSE: A Participatory Design Toolkit for Shaping Physical Space through Real-Time Data”, in collaboration with the great colleagues Elena Antonopoulou, Eirini Vouliouri and Christos Chondros was presented in the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Environments.