Living Lab and Research on Sustainability: Practical Approaches on Sustainable Interaction Design

  • David V. Keyson
  • Abdullah Al Mahmud
  • Natalia Romero
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8309)


Living labs can be understood as the ability to bring user, technology and business into an open innovative development process that establishes real life environments. In this paper we describe our ongoing works on sustainable interaction design on energy saving and trading in which local residents are involved. The SusLabNWE (Sustainable Living Lab North-West Europe) project aims to resolve territorial challenges related to industrial competitiveness and sustainability in North West Europe. We present two projects in which local residents in the Netherlands were engaged in sustainable innovation in the context of the SusLabNWE project.


Living lab sustainable interaction design sustainability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David V. Keyson
    • 1
  • Abdullah Al Mahmud
    • 1
  • Natalia Romero
    • 1
  1. 1.ID-StudioLab, Faculty of Industrial Design EngineeringDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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