Design for the Common Good means to conceive environments, systems, products and services that can be autonomously used by people with different needs and abilities, involving human diversity in the design process. DfCG solutions respond to the aspirations of those who live them, involve with positive emotions, are easy to use, comfortable and pleasant for most people, with no need to implement changes based on different physical, sensory or cognitive abilities. The course prepares operators in the technical, managerial and organizational fields, able to operate and manage the complexity of the DfCG project.
Mandatory attendance: 80% of lectures and 80% of workshop
The course will prepare operators in the technical, managerial and organizational fields, able to operate and manage the complexity of a DfA project. It will aim to create a professional figure that meets the growing need and desire for products, environments and systems suited to the needs of a vast and articulated community and to respond to the demands of social responsibility and market enlargement.
Educational goals of the course are:
Know and involve the user, with his specificities and aspirations
Expressing design criticalities by enabling, with a holistic and multidisciplinary approach
Interpret norms and create, with instruments and not with obstacles, to obtain the happiness of the possible
Expand the core target, with only one Research and
Design 2.0: the user as a medium, the media as users
Design for All is design for human diversity, social inclusion and equality
Design, promote, sell.
Number of hours: 134
Weekly commitment: the lessons will be held on Friday and Saturday from 9.15am to 1.15pm and 2.15pm to 6.15pm
THE COMMON GOOD – PEOPLE FIRST
A humanist perspective on design: the rediscovery of an Italian tradition.
APPLYING THE HOLISTIC ERGONOMICS
Ergonomics has developed methods and tools for the project that respond to the needs and desires of end users.
APPLY THE DESIGN FOR ALL
The design for all has developed methods and tools for the inclusive project that is potentially suitable for “everyone”.
MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION FOR ALL
For all marketing and communication, they are also good for the market.
DESIGN FOR ALL AND THE RULES
Rules and regulations are not exhaustive to develop projects for everyone, but they are a good and indispensable starting point
ACCESSIBLE AND FRIENDLY ARCHITECTURE
The architectural project is a strong means of making buildings accessible and friendly, using the tools of architectural making: creativity and form.
INTERIORS ACCESSIBLE FOR EVERYONE
The interior design must deal with human diversity, with the usability and perception of spaces and systems and with the flow of time, because life is dynamic and the building tends to be static.
FINAL WORKSHOP /Dynamo camp
At the end of the course, in collaboration with the Order of Architects of Milan Province, POLI.design will grant a certificate of attendance and 20 cfp will be recognized to Architects.
The course aims to create a professional figure that responds to the growing need and desire for products, environments and systems suited to the needs of a vast and articulated community and to respond to the demands of social responsibility and market enlargement.
Successful attendance at the course will allow you to acquire the knowledge necessary to design products, environments and systems oriented towards Design for All, so to enter as a specialist in work groups and to coordinate the approach to Design for All in companies and institutions.
The course is aimed at graduates in all disciplines involved in the process and in the design of products, environments and services, i.e. not just designers and architects, but technicians, decision makers, public or private administrators and managers.