3D Printing and Social Inclusion: A Design Research Framework

Rossi, Emilio (2021) 3D Printing and Social Inclusion: A Design Research Framework. In: Advances in Manufacturing, Production Management and Process Control. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems (274). Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 68-73. ISBN 9783030804619

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Abstract

3D Printing is a fast-growing disruptive technology that is changing the manufacturing sector in many ways, improving both the design of products and the production processes. Whilst the most traditional research contributions tackle the role of the technology in manufacturing, the implications on the social and inclusive dimensions are less considered and explored, although it is proven that the social instances of contemporary society can motivate the development of bottom-up radical innovations at the small and large scales. This paper aims to identify the design relations between 3D Printing and Social Inclusion. This study proposes an original and promising design research framework composed by four macro design-oriented research lines linking Design discipline with 3D Printing and Social Inclusion. This study can be considered significant because it proposes a convergence between 3D printing and Social Inclusion using a Design Research processes.

Keywords:Design, Additive manufacturing, Design Research, social inclusion
Subjects:W Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies
W Creative Arts and Design > W290 Design studies not elsewhere classified
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Design
ID Code:47023
Deposited On:27 Oct 2021 09:39

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