Home in the digital age + Home Futures = Research and Design coming from London!

On February 25 and 26, Strate Research was invited to present a paper on the impact of Robotics and IA on the domestic environment at the London Experts Meeting organised by Home Renaissance Foundation (HRF). HRF is a think tank that has its mission to raise awareness of the home as a vital contributor to … More Home in the digital age + Home Futures = Research and Design coming from London!

Been there, done that: Robotics đź‘ľ 🤖 đź‘€ made in Japan

The Ninth International Conference on Social Robotics ICSR 2017 was held in Tsukuba, near Tokyo Japan, from Nov 22 to Nov 24 2017. Strate Research was there to present a paper and organise a workshop. We also took advantage of this trip to visit 3 research centres in robotics in Tokyo! Japan in November was … More Been there, done that: Robotics đź‘ľ 🤖 đź‘€ made in Japan

Workshop Ă  la confĂ©rence EAD Design for next (Rome)

Les goodies marquent l’esprit de cette 12e confĂ©rence EAD (European Academy of Design), hĂ©bergĂ©e par l’universitĂ© Sapienza de Rome : N&B (on n’est pas designers pour le style) DIY (18 sessions en parallèle, dĂ©brouille toi pour choisir) design for NEXT (society, aesthetics, thinking, economy… tel Ă©tait le thème) Acte 1 – La culture, une question de … More Workshop Ă  la confĂ©rence EAD Design for next (Rome)

JournĂ©e d’Ă©tude ‘Design, innovation sociale & vie publique’ – 15 septembre 2016

Strate accueille la 7e journĂ©e d’Ă©tude ‘Design, innovation sociale & vie publique’ du rĂ©seau Design en Recherche le 15 septembre prochain. Nous invitons les chercheur.es, amateur.es, militant.es, étudiant.es, doctorant.es, enseignant.es ou/et professionnel.les qui le souhaitent Ă  venir Ă©changer et partager leurs postures, rĂ©flexions et expĂ©riences. Le matin sera consacrĂ© Ă  des interventions d’acteurs engagĂ©s Ă  diffĂ©rents niveaux, et l’après-midi Ă  un workshop qui mettra … More JournĂ©e d’Ă©tude ‘Design, innovation sociale & vie publique’ – 15 septembre 2016

Insights from DRS 2016

Episode 1/2 – in Estelle’s eyes Between debates, discussions, encounters and informal exchanges, my experience of DRS2016 was applied serendipity. I was particularly receptive to spaces where paradox and controversy expressed, drawing an ethics for design. This was in line with the conference aim to replace keynotes by debates where speakers claimed a position (Cameron … More Insights from DRS 2016

Retour des inter- [voire in-] disciplinaires Ateliers sur la Contradiction

NĂ©e en 2007 sous l’impulsion d’une poignĂ©e de chercheurs aux parcours Ă©clectiques, la dĂ©marche est unifiĂ©e par l’intuition qu’accueillir la contradiction serait une clĂ© pour analyser et accompagner les mutations contemporaines, et renouveler nos institutions fondĂ©es sur une rationalitĂ© classique. Cette 4e édition proposait d’explorer l’articulation des termes ExpĂ©rience, Expertise et ExpĂ©rimentation. D’autant plus ambitieux que l’on … More Retour des inter- [voire in-] disciplinaires Ateliers sur la Contradiction

The Design Society 9th SIG Design Theory Workshop

The 9th SIG Design Theory Workshop held two weeks ago in Paris. I only could attend one day, but have been quite impressed by the papers presented. A few insights* : Anne-Françoise Schmid & Eswaran Subrahmanian presented an interdisciplinary research centre for productive biology, involving Carnegie Mellon University (USA) and INRA (France). Through this experiment, the … More The Design Society 9th SIG Design Theory Workshop

The Future of the Library

On February 11, Arts at MIT organised a conference inviting architects, researchers and library institutions to discuss the changing role of libraries as spaces for collections, research, technology and public engagement. More on the event here (talks of David Adjaye, Jeffrey Schnapp, Nader Tehrani, Ginnie Cooper and Chris Bourg, moderated by Ana MiljaÄŤki). Here are some ideas presented: Before the library … More The Future of the Library

ARD 2015 – la 10 Ă©dition des Ateliers de la recherche en design Ă  MontrĂ©al

Une première pour l’association francophone, la 10e Ă©dition des Ateliers de la Recherche en Design, ARD 10, s’est tenue au Canada, hĂ©bergĂ©e du 21 au 24 octobre 2015 Ă  l’école de design de l’UniversitĂ© de MontrĂ©al (FacultĂ© de l’amĂ©nagement). Le thème cette annĂ©e Ă©tait « transformer, innover, dĂ©rĂ©gler ». Entre confĂ©rences, tables rondes, workshops et … More ARD 2015 – la 10 Ă©dition des Ateliers de la recherche en design Ă  MontrĂ©al

Une semaine workshop rĂ©sidence chez Aldebaran / One week workshop at Aldebaran

Strate Research organise une semaine de workshop rĂ©sidence chez Aldebaran de 1 Ă  5 juin 2015. Avec l’Association Approche, les chercheurs d’Aldebaran, designers et chercheurs de Strate ont pensĂ© des scĂ©narios pour Romeo2, le robot humanoĂŻde d’Aldebaran Robotics qui vise Ă  ĂŞtre un vĂ©ritable assistant et compagnon personnel (plus sur le projet ici). De la part de … More Une semaine workshop rĂ©sidence chez Aldebaran / One week workshop at Aldebaran