Design Thinking Mash UP – Feb 22 & 23, 2011 with GLIMMER author Warren Berger
don’t be cool // ask stupid questions // begin anywhere // make hope visible Bruce Mau illustrates how these and other such principles can provide the means for finding hope in these anxious times.
“Design Thinking” is a way of thinking across disciplines to solve problems and suggest fresh answers to difficult business, social or personal challenges. The Symposium is conceived to help explore a possible curriculum in Design Thinking intended to center in the School of Architecture while accessing classes and disciplines from across UVa Grounds . The first panel features creativity as a working process; the second, ways of addressing creativity, research and innovation in the University environment, and the third, a participatory exercise in Design Thinking, led by some of most creative local young minds.
Panel I : Tuesday, Feb 22: 6:30 – 8:00 PM (Campbell 153)
“Chance, Indeterminacy & the Creative Process,”
Moderator: Prof. William Sherman (SARC)
with Bill T. Jones, choreographer and Warren Berger, author – Glimmer with UVa faculty:
Ted Coffey (Music), Michael Rasbury (Drama), Howard Singerman (Art History), Lydia Moyer (Studio Art)
Panel II: Wednesday, Feb 23: 12 Noon – 1:30 PM (Campbell 153)
“How Design can transform your life and maybe the world”
Moderator: Kim Tanzer, Dean School of Architecture
Visitor: Warren Berger, author – Glimmer with UVa faculty: Jeanne Liedtka (Darden School), Cassandra Fraser (Chemistry), Jorg Sieweke (SARC), Phoebe Crisman (SARC), Robyn Dripps- (SARC) a conversation on ways of researching, teaching and experiencing the processes of Design Thinking across Grounds.
Notes on Panel III: Wednesday, Feb 23: 6:30 – 8:00 PM (CCDC) “Innovation, Collaboration”
Moderator – George Sampson with Marie Schacht, Zachary Wheat, Debra Weiss, Sian Richards, Jeff Gunther staged as an inter-active, participatory game of creativity and Design Thinking.