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Future Homes - Resource Sharing

Wang, Huilong (2012) In Diploma work IDEM05 20122
Industrial Design
Abstract
This project is cooperated with IKEA, under their
“Future Home ” project. “Resource sharing“ is
one of the subparts. The main idea is to encourage
people to share resources and time to lower
the cost and to reduce carbon footprint. The focus
is to motivate residents to have more social
interactions with their neighbours, which is the
beginning of sharing.

The strategy is to learn from traditional ways of
sharing and apply them to modern life combined
with the needs of today.

The main research method is interview. I interviewed
12 people in China. And I tested my ideas
and mock-ups to get feedbacks and modified
them during the whole process from idea generation
to final concept.

My final concept is a platform for... (More)
This project is cooperated with IKEA, under their
“Future Home ” project. “Resource sharing“ is
one of the subparts. The main idea is to encourage
people to share resources and time to lower
the cost and to reduce carbon footprint. The focus
is to motivate residents to have more social
interactions with their neighbours, which is the
beginning of sharing.

The strategy is to learn from traditional ways of
sharing and apply them to modern life combined
with the needs of today.

The main research method is interview. I interviewed
12 people in China. And I tested my ideas
and mock-ups to get feedbacks and modified
them during the whole process from idea generation
to final concept.

My final concept is a platform for communication
which includes several design solutions and
products for different community contexts. In this
report I will present research process and results,
dozens of sketches, 3D modelling and rendering,
prototypes and feedbacks. (Less)
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author
Wang, Huilong
supervisor
organization
course
IDEM05 20122
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
publication/series
Diploma work
report number
LUT-DVIDE/EX--12/50161 SE
ISSN
ISRN
funder
Stichting IKEA Foundation
language
English
id
3241480
date added to LUP
2012-12-12 16:19:58
date last changed
2012-12-12 16:19:58
@misc{3241480,
  abstract     = {This project is cooperated with IKEA, under their
“Future Home ” project. “Resource sharing“ is
one of the subparts. The main idea is to encourage
people to share resources and time to lower
the cost and to reduce carbon footprint. The focus
is to motivate residents to have more social
interactions with their neighbours, which is the
beginning of sharing.

The strategy is to learn from traditional ways of
sharing and apply them to modern life combined
with the needs of today.

The main research method is interview. I interviewed
12 people in China. And I tested my ideas
and mock-ups to get feedbacks and modified
them during the whole process from idea generation
to final concept.

My final concept is a platform for communication
which includes several design solutions and
products for different community contexts. In this
report I will present research process and results,
dozens of sketches, 3D modelling and rendering,
prototypes and feedbacks.},
  author       = {Wang, Huilong},
  issn         = {ISRN},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {Diploma work},
  title        = {Future Homes - Resource Sharing},
  year         = {2012},
}