Kyushu University & National Cheng Kung University Joint Design Workshop 2020
A joint design workshop was held online by the School of Design (Graduate School of Design), Kyushu University, and the Department of Planning and Design, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan.
The theme of the workshop was “Design for Healthy Cities.” 3 faculty members, 4 graduate students, 1 research student, and 2 undergraduate students from Kyushu University, and 2 faculty members and 5 undergraduate students from National Cheng Kung University participated in the workshop. A mixed team of students from both universities attended a short lecture, conducted a survey, and created personas and user journey maps. Students developed six service design proposals for the elderly in Japan under the following process.
October 24, 2020 (Saturday)
Short lecture: “Research on the attitudes of healthy elderly people in Japan and Taiwan
Short lecture: “Double Diamond,” etc.
November 14, 2020 (Saturday)
Short lecture by guest lecturer: “Introduction of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare’s Healthy Aging Award, etc.
Short lecture by guest lecturer: “Introduction of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare’s Healthy Life Span Awards, etc.” ・Report on collected activities (Miro), etc.
Saturday, November 21, 2020
3 groups of mixed KU & NCKU students
Classification of collected activity examples (Miro), etc.
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Short lecture “Persona” ・Short lecture “User Journey
Short lecture “User Journey Map,” etc.
Saturday, December 19, 2020
Mini Presentation 1: Persona and User Journey Map
Online interview survey of elderly people, etc.
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Mini-presentation 2: Persona and User Journey Map
Short lecture by guest lecturer “Introduction of case studies of activities aimed at improving QOL of the elderly in Malaysia and China,” etc.
March 6, 2021 (Saturday)
Short lecture: “IoT and the elderly
Brainstorming (Miro), etc.
March 20, 2021 (Saturday)
Lecture by guest lecturer: “Regional revitalization brought by new work styles
The final presentation of six service design proposals for the elderly in Japan
After this year, the School of Design, Kyushu University, will continue to hold joint design workshops in collaboration with the Department of Planning and Design, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, to establish it as a distinctive international collaborative educational program in the Faculty of Art and Design. In addition, by repeating the trials of this workshop, such as the use of online tools, online user surveys, and the implementation of international online lectures and exercises, we believe that we will be able to accumulate know-how related to these issues, which will contribute to future design education and research.
Healthy city, Elderly people, Service design, Persona, User journey map
Kyushu University, Shool of Design, Department of Industrial Design, Department of Art and Information Design
October 24th, 2020 - March 20th, 2021 (8 days in total)
Ryoichi Tamura, Kyushu University Faculty of Design