PARTICIPATORY COMMUNITY PLANNING & DESIGN (PCPD) SYMPOSIUM – ASIAN PERSPECTIVES:
It was an opportunity to be able to attend this symposium where practitioners and academics from Asia gathered to share their experiences of engaging and empowering communities to co-create spaces.
Presentation in 2017 International Conference on Innovation, Management and Industrial Engineering, Osaka:
Presentation title: Developing the foundations of a critical and creative mind to drive future innovations through pre-tertiary design education.
(photos are courtesy of IMIE conference organisers)
Joint Workshop with Department of Architecture in SDE, NUS:
Our Undergraduate Year 2 and Master Year 1 students were in Singapore for a joint workshop with students in NUS. Our department member, Prof. Iwamoto conducted a mass lecture.
Visit to USM in Penang. Hosted by Prof. Jestin and Prof. Najib:
It was an opportunity to understand a little bit more about the architecture and industrial design programme in USM. Prof. Jestin and Prof. Najib conducted a short tour around the ID workshops and exhibit rooms.
International Symposium on Quality Assurance in Design Education, Fukuoka:
The International Symposium on Quality Assurance in Design Education serve to provide a platform to dicuss and explore the future directions of design education. Participated as part of the discussion panelist. (Photos are courtesy of symposium organisers).
Presentation in IASDR 2017, Cincinnati:
Presentation title: Re-clarifying design problems through questions for secondary school children: An Example Based on Design Problem Identification in Singapore Pre-Tertiary Design Education
Visiting local NPO and NGO to understand the involvement of design education outside mainstream education in Singapore:
An opportunity to meet Ms Mizah Rahman, Co-founder of PiD.
In addition, a meeting with members of GUI in Kampung Kampus.