Critical Discourse in Design with Harah : Practice to Theory

Practice to Theory

Read – Herbert Sciences of the Artificial again.


The root of design is problem in, because even speculation means there is a problem .


Making and testing limit the possibilities of speculation and imagination as it is constrained by physical and technological limitations.

——— Donald Schon

Before you pedal – knowing in action
Leaning to balance – reflection in action
Thinking on cycling afterwards – reflection on action


Narrative Design

  1. What is the scenario?
  2. Context?
  3. Sequencing?
  4. Evolution
  5. Coda – conclusion



—look at existing discourses
—what do you speculate , On a speculative map?/??/

Where is your research situated.
Scalability of your research?

Take discourse – develop vocabulary

Types of speculative ? Futures?

Where are my communities of people in the future?

For week 10. ;(

Residency – Presentation

Why are you doing this?
Why are you focusing?
What did you do?
What are you doing next?

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