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Systemic design of an Idea Zone at a science center.

Steier, Frederick and Thompson, Travis (2015) Systemic design of an Idea Zone at a science center. In: Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD4) 2015 Symposium, 1-3 Sep 2015, Banff, Canada.


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In this working paper we bring key systems and cybernetics ideas to the design of an Idea Zone in a large regional science center. Most notably, we bring the ecology and systems approaches of Gregory Bateson and the cybernetic systems designapproachesofRanulphGlanville,tothisevolvingdesign project and explore how our learning from this particular case may also inform more general systemic design principles. This includes issues of context at many levels, movement across boundaries, as well as the importance of the design of a communicationprocessforthedesignofanIdeaZone

Item Type: Conference/Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Design
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2017 18:11
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2021 19:15
URI: http://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/2032

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