Materialising the Future A Learning Path to Understand, Develop and Apply Emerging Materials and Technologies

This open access book offers a host of theoretical knowledge at the basis of new EM&Ts (namely, Interactive Connected Smart Materials, Wearables (ICS), Nanomaterials, Advanced Growing Materials, and Experimental Wood-Based Materials), as communicated through the unique design teaching method dev...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Ferraro, Venere (Editor), Kääriäinen, Pirjo (Editor), Morer-Camo, Paz (Editor), Pasold, Anke (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2023, 2023
Edition:1st ed. 2023
Series:Research for Development
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introducing Emerging Materials and technologies (EM&Ts) areas and their theoretical framework by Venere Ferraro, Pirjo Kääriäinen, Paz Morer, Anke Pasold
  • Part 1: The DATEMATS Project: Methods, Tools and Frames
  • Designing with and for EM&Ts: describing a unique design approach – Venere Ferraro
  • How do we approach and involve companies in Design Fields? Lesson learnt from surveys and participative workshops – Alba Obiols
  • A supporting tool to design with and for EM&Ts: the materials toolkit – Gemma Esteban, Geraldine Kann, Veronica Sarbach, Daniela Amandolese
  • Transferring Knowledge from Academia to the Companies: a new method –Aitor Cazón
  • Part 2 Field Studies: From Ideation to Applications
  • Applying DATEMATS Methods and tools to Nanomaterials: A design challenge by the company Antolin – Robert Thompson
  • Applying DATEMATS Methods and tools to ICS Materials in wearable domain: mastering the complexity of hybrid materials – Stefano Parisi
  • Applying DATEMATS Methods and tools toAdvanced Growing Materials: handling the materials growing and design challenges launched by a company- Anke Pasold
  • Applying DATEMATS Methods and tools to Experimental Wood-based Materials: Materiality in ideation process-Pirjo Kääriäinen, Tarja-Kaarina Laamanen
  • How can we establish long-lasting collaboration with companies? The academia perspective – Venere Ferraro, Pirjo Kääriäinen, Anke Pasold, Paz Morer
  • Critical Reflection on the learning process: envisioning future development - Venere Ferraro, Pirjo Kääriäinen, Maria Isabel Rodríguez, Anke Pasold
  • Glossary by Stefano Parisi and Robert Thompson
  • Appendix: Workshops Posters from the chapter 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4