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Staging Collaborative Design and Innovation

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Staging Collaborative Design and Innovation

An Action-Oriented Participatory Approach

9781839103421 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Christian Clausen, Professor Emeritus of Staging and Shaping Design and Innovation, Department of Planning, Aalborg University, Denmark, Dominique Vinck, Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Signe Pedersen, Assistant Professor of Participatory Design and Engineering Design, Department of Planning, Aalborg University and Jens Dorland, Assistant Professor of Technological and Socio-economic Planning, Department of People and Technology, Roskilde University, Denmark
Publication Date: December 2020 ISBN: 978 1 83910 342 1 Extent: c 296 pp
This stimulating book proposes the concept of staging as a tool for planning and facilitating design and innovation activities. Drawing on a predominantly Scandinavian tradition of participatory design research and sociotechnical perspectives from actor-network theory, it discusses how staging can enable co-design, sustainable transitions and social and radical innovation.

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This stimulating book proposes the concept of staging as a tool for planning and facilitating design and innovation activities. Drawing on a predominantly Scandinavian tradition of participatory design research and sociotechnical perspectives from actor-network theory, it discusses how staging can enable co-design, sustainable transitions and social and radical innovation.
 
Expert researchers and practitioners present in-depth case studies on how staging can be used in practice, including co-design within the health sector, product development in industry, energy practices and urban development. Chapters also explore theoretical and conceptual developments, such as the possible spaces for staging, the role of material objects, travel and circulation of knowledge and the use of spatial and theatrical metaphors. Reflecting on how staging is practiced in a variety of settings, the book illustrates collaborative strategies that shape design and innovation processes.
 
This book is critical reading for academics and students with an interest in public policy, knowledge management and organizational innovation. Providing actionable strategies based on participatory design, shaping technology and organizational theory, it will also be beneficial for design engineers, city planners and technology managers.
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'The authors see designing – urban, systems, and engineering – as performance, an occasion for staging negotiation and exchange among all participants in the process. This metaphor nicely accommodates prototypes and material objects as intermediaries which are made, remade and deployed back and center stage. It validates the proactive work of the anthropologist/design researcher in framing, staging and directing the process, leading participants to act out different scenarios and engaging all with an interest in the design task. Unusual for a collection so varied in the objects of design it explores, the authors hold to the central theme; the result is a refreshing production that shows how designing can be made inclusive of the interests of users of all kinds and persuasions.'
– Louis Bucciarelli, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US

‘This book is a significant and original contribution to the field of design and innovation. Drawing on cases from across technology and product development, system transitions, the development of infrastructures and city life and bringing together influences from participatory design with literature from the fields of STS and practice theory, the book offers a coherent framework for conceptualizing actionable approaches to the staging and unfolding of innovation processes, addressing also the complexities inherent in the growing importance of sustainability and co-creation.’
–Thomas Binder, Design School Kolding, Denmark
Contributors
Contributors include: C.A. Bates, S. Brodersen, L. Brønnum, C. Clausen, J. Dorland, E. Guldmann, W. Gunn, B. Hoffmann, R.D. Huulgaard, C.L. Jensen, J. Juhl, A.G. Johansen, S. Kerndrup, H. Lindegaard, P. Munthe-Kaas, S. Pedersen, E.B.-N. Sanders, M. Tanferri, D. Vinck, Y. Yoshinaka
Contents
Contents:

Preface xv

PART I INTRODUCING STAGING
1 Staging collaborative design and innovation – an introduction 2
Jens Dorland and Dominique Vinck
2 Staging: from theory to action 20
Signe Pedersen, Jens Dorland and Christian Clausen

PART II STAGING PARTICIPATORY CO-DESIGN
WITH MULTIPLE ACTORS
3 Staging negotiation spaces as a means for co-designing an
insulin service system in India 38
Signe Pedersen and Søsser Brodersen
4 Staging co-design within healthcare: lessons from practice 55
Elizabeth B.-N. Sanders
5 Circulating objects between frontstage and backstage:
collectively identifying concerns and framing solution spaces 72
Signe Pedersen and Søsser Brodersen

PART III STAGING CHANGES IN NETWORKS AND
ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH DESIGN OF
SPACES AND EVENTS
6 Staging the configuration of organizations for social
innovation impacts 87
Jens Dorland
7 Staging participatory innovation as transition design 106
Christian Clausen and Wendy Gunn
8 Staging a circular economy journey 123
Rikke Dorothea Huulgaard, Eva Guldmann and Søren Kerndrup

PART IV STAGING INTERACTIONS BETWEEN
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
9 Staging strategic enactment of front-end innovation 137
Louise Brønnum and Christian Clausen
10 Staging referential alignment in industrial–academic collaboration 154
Charles Anthony Bates and Joakim Juhl
11 Staging with objects: translation from technology to product
development 170
Charles Anthony Bates

PART V STAGING EXPERIMENTATION AND LEARNING
12 Staging interventions in resource-intensive practices and
related energy consumption levels 187
Charlotte Louise Jensen
13 Storytelling urban nature: situated intervention as
environmental theatre 200
Ask Greve Johansen and Hanne Lindegaard
14 Staging urban design through experimentation 215
Birgitte Hoffmann and Peter Munthe-Kaas

PART VI REFLECTIONS – HOW STAGING IS
UNDERSTOOD AND USED
15 Taking the metaphor of theatre seriously: from staging
a performance toward staging design and innovation 232
Dominique Vinck and Mylène Tanferri
16 Navigating with people and objects – strategic concerns 252
Yutaka Yoshinaka and Christian Clausen

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