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iAWN: Designing Smart Artifacts for Sustainable Awareness

  • Taysheng Jeng
  • Yu-Pin Ma
  • Yang-Ting Shen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6767)

Abstract

This paper describes research in designing smart artifacts for sustainable awareness. The work is based on the cultural probe method by collecting primary visual data about domestic settings. A smart artifact called iAWN is designed in support of energy, health, and environmental awareness at home. We take a design probe approach to exploring design alternatives. The design probe includes mock-up experiments, functional sketch, and script writing. The methods, implementation, project findings, and lessons learned from the iAWN project are described.

Keywords

Interaction Design Smart Artifact Sustainable Awareness 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Taysheng Jeng
    • 1
  • Yu-Pin Ma
    • 1
  • Yang-Ting Shen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ArchitectureNational Cheng Kung UniversityTaiwan

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