Facilitating Consensus in Cooperative Design Processes using animation-based sketching

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In the following paper we show how animation can be used as a digital sketching tool to facilitate cooperative work processes when exploring the application of non-idiomatic digital technologies. Focus is on the early stages of the design process, framed as ‘product formation’. Based on the results from a action research case study at the North Sea Oceanarium we show that animation can act as a tool to create clear representations of the quality criteria at hand, and thus enable a richer feedback loop between the different stakeholders in the design process. The main contribution is an examination of how animation can be applied as a cooperative temporal sketching tool for establishing representations of different aspects of a design, and how it can facilitate consensus between stakeholders in the design project. We propose a set of guidelines for choosing
animation-based sketching in cooperative design processes, and detail how the techniques differs from other representational options in the early design process.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages26
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Artiklen kun udgivet i Peter Vistsisens ph.d. afhandling http://vbn.aau.dk/da/publications/animationbased-sketching(c69c08bd-01d8-40a7-a7cf-ef3e9df5f4dd).html . Kan findes ved at søge på titlen


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