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Available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 4.0 International Licence


Arts, Architectural design

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Future Oriented Sustainable Design, International Conference, Wuhan, China, November 28-29, 2016


In November 2016 I was asked to make a presentation at the Future Oriented Sustainable Design International Conference in Wuhan in the People's Republic of China. My topic was Design Purpose: What is Design? And who is it for?

The presentation examines the wider aspects of design and its categories and asks who were are actually designing for.

I made a powerpoint presentation that I narrated in English whilst it was simultaneously translated into Chinese for the attendees at the conference. On my return to Ireland I created a soundtrack to accompany the presentation slides for people to watch the presentation at their own convenience.