Place-centred interaction design: situated participation and co-creation in places of heritage

CIOLFI, Luigina (2012). Place-centred interaction design: situated participation and co-creation in places of heritage. In: BALLARIN, Matteo and DALLA MURA, Maddalena, (eds.) Museum and design principles, Proceedings of the conference. Venezia, Fondazione di Venezia, 57-68.

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Abstract

This paper argues that the design of interactive installations for museums and other heritage sites should be concerned with understanding, supporting and augmenting visitors 19 lived experiences in context, thus their ability to actively participate in an exhibition. We use the concept of 18place 19 to refer to the physical environment as it is invested by the qualities of human experience, and to placemaking as the active process of connecting and relating to locations that become meaningful in our lives. We will discuss some of the limitations of existing heritage technologies in considering aspects of active place experience, and will argue how a place-sensitive approach can lead to successful interaction design whereby people establish meaningful and active connections at personal, cultural, social and physical levels to the places of heritage they experience.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Depositing User: Luigina Ciolfi
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2013 13:00
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2015 12:29
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6579

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