Recent Submissions

  • Participatory Disaster Risk Reduction in Developing Countries 

    Ramstad, Idun; Glesaaen, Peter Kristian; Keitsch, Martina (Chapter, 2020)
    As conventional Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in developing countries fails to create a real and long-lasting impact, a more community-based approach has emerged. However, even this approach struggles to be truly empowering ...
  • Bringing Reality Back to Virtual Reality - A Collaborative Tool for Multidisciplinary Teams 

    Kohtala, Sampsa Matias Ilmari; Kaland, Thomas Colin Guo; Jacobsen, Live; Aalto, Pasi Olav; Steinert, Martin (Chapter, 2020)
    The use of Virtual Reality (VR) supports larger strategic goals in the industry, including the geographically diverse working markets, large-scale projects and increased collaboration, both locally and globally. At the ...
  • Participatory Design and Environmental Education in Visitor Centers: A Case Study from Nepal 

    Hoang, Ninni Kim Nhi; Edvardsen, Mia; Keitsch, Martina (Chapter, 2020)
    This paper discusses how environmental education in visitor centers can be enhanced through participatory design approaches. Participatory design provides useful methods and tools to capture visitors’ diverse needs and ...
  • Reuse principle for primary packaging circularity in the food system 

    Sæter, Frøydis; Ortega Alvarado, Isaac Arturo; Pettersen, Ida Nilstad (Chapter, 2020)
    The overall goal of this article is to explore how the circular economy reuse principle can transform the mainstream food system in order to reduce plastic waste from primary packaging. This paper reviews literature about ...
  • Unmanned autonomous vessels and the necessity of human-centred design 

    Kristoffersen, Cecilie (Chapter, 2020)
    Unmanned autonomous vessels are said to be the future of the shipping industry. Besides lowering cost and emissions, it is also said to lower the accidents attributed to human error completely. Still, the first unmanned ...
  • Unmanned autonomous vessels and the necessity of human-centred design 

    Kristoffersen, Cecilie (Chapter, 2020)
    Unmanned autonomous vessels are said to be the future of the shipping industry. Besides lowering cost and emissions, it is also said to lower the accidents attributed to human error completely. Still, the first unmanned ...
  • Participatory Design and Environmental Education in Visitor Centers: A Case Study from Nepal 

    Hoang, Ninni Kim Nhi; Edvardsen, Mia; Keitsch, Martina (Chapter, 2020)
    This paper discusses how environmental education in visitor centers can be enhanced through participatory design approaches. Participatory design provides useful methods and tools to capture visitors’ diverse needs and ...
  • Food Waste: A practice-oriented design for sustainability approach 

    Hebrok, Marie (Doctoral theses at NTNU, 2020:177, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
    Summary of the thesis This dissertation develops a practice-oriented design for sustainability (PODS) approach to explore opportunities for reducing household food waste by design. Through this approach it has produced ...
  • Design for demokratisk beslutningstaking 

    Kjendseth, Simen Aamodt (Master thesis, 2020)
    Denne oppgaven utforsker hvilke grep som kan gjøres for å styrke og effektivisere vår demokratiske modell på lokalnivå, slik at den blir skikket til å takle utfordringer store og små i vår tid, og samtidig styrker grenserommet ...
  • Fremtidens akvarium 

    Elboth, Elisabeth Ancher; Knudsen, Maren Sjåholm (Master thesis, 2019)
    Denne masteroppgaven er et mulighetsstudie, gjort i samarbeid med Akvariet i Bergen. I en tid hvor havets helse er under økende press, kan akvarier spille en sentral rolle i å bidra til kunnskap og engasjement for havrommet. ...
  • Affording tactile sensory pleasure 

    Laverty, Maureen Selina (Master thesis, 2020)
    This project aims to understand an autists’ tactile sensory experience through the development of a tool that invites and inspires the user to explore and take ownership of their experience. It is to be shaped by the ...
  • Møbeldesign for sosialisering 

    Kari Jafari, Pouya (Master thesis, 2020)
    This report is the final delivery of my master thesis called ‘Furniture Design for Socialization’. The report has been written in the Autumn 2019 at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), department ...
  • Fasilitere for trygghet i et samdesignmøte 

    Kristoffersen, Cecilie (Master thesis, 2019)
    Dagens samfunn blir stadig mer komplekst og sammenflettet, det bringer med seg komplekse problemer som krever at man kommer opp med kreative og innovative løsninger. Samdesign er arena hvor tverrfaglig samarbeid kan finne ...
  • Opplevelsen av å vente - Design for barn i møte med stressende situasjoner 

    Sivertsen, Hanne (Master thesis, 2019)
    Denne masteroppgaven utforsker forskjellige fagdisipliner, naturfenomener og sunn fornuft, for å få kunnskap om hvordan man kan forbedre oppfatningen av å vente, spesielt for barn som venter på noe som kan virke stressende. ...
  • Fremtidens akvarium 

    Knudsen, Maren Sjåholm; Elboth, Elisabeth Ancher (Master thesis, 2019)
    Denne masteroppgaven er et mulighetsstudie, gjort i samarbeid med Akvariet i Bergen. I en tid hvor havets helse er under økende press, kan akvarier spille en sentral rolle i å bidra til kunnskap og engasjement for havrommet. ...
  • Redrawing the circle: Integrating a consumption perspective into the circular economy 

    Camacho-Otero, Juana (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:179, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
    In 2018 and 2019, social protest in France and Ecuador against measures designed to disincentivize fossil fuel production illustrated how sustainability measures that do not consider consumption aspects can result in violent ...
  • The Relationship Between Usability and Biometric Authentication in Mobile Phones 

    Allen, Carly Grace; Komandur, Sashidharan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    It is estimated that over 1 billion people are active mobile phone users in 2018. When using a mobile phone, there are a variety of ways to authenticate and “secure” the device, and biometric authentication is becoming an ...
  • Moving Havens: an application of the e-Navigation service route exchange 

    Porathe, Thomas (Chapter, 2020)
    e-Navigation is a concept launched by the IMO in 2006. The point is to share digital data to the benefit of safety, efficiency and the environment. Every ship must make a voyage plan before leaving berth. Sharing such ...
  • Consumer engagement in the circular economy: Exploring clothes swapping in emerging economies from a social practice perspective 

    Camacho-Otero, Juana; Pettersen, Ida Nilstad; Boks, Casper (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    One of the sectors that are being challenged to become circular is the clothing sector. Clothe swapping is considered as an example of a circular solution that enables slowing material loops. However, consumers have failed ...

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