Odenplan – a Media Façade Design Process

SPEAKER: Henrik Korsgaard, Aarhus University, Denmark.

Paper session two: Lessons for Design.
16:00 - 17:00, Friday, 16 November 2012.

In this paper we present an example of how to work with the challenges inherent in media façade design processes. We base the paper on our experiences from the creation of a series of design proposals for a media façade on the Odenplan subway station in Stockholm, Sweden. We approach the question of how to design for media façades by discussing how we have structured our design process to address specific sets of challenges outlined in previous literature in the field of media architecture. In our view, such research is valuable in that it helps establish common ground for researchers and practitioners in a developing field by building a repertoire of approaches, as well as highlight important issues that need to be addressed in this emergent field.

Henrik Korsgaard,
Nicolai Brodersen Hansen,
Ditte Basballe,
Peter Dalsgaard &
Kim Halskov
CAVI & PIT, Aarhus University, Denmark
halskov [at] cavi [dot] dk

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