‘Urban & Suburban Nature Interactions’, Impacts and Serendipitous Narratives of The My Naturewatch Project

Phillips, R., Anderson, R., Abbas-Nazari, A., Gaver, B. and Boucher, Andy (2020) ‘Urban & Suburban Nature Interactions’, Impacts and Serendipitous Narratives of The My Naturewatch Project. Proceedings of the Design Society: DESIGN Conference, 1. pp. 2109-2118. ISSN 2633-7762

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1017/dsd.2020.6


The My Naturewatch project uses self-build wildlife cameras supporting new public engagements with nature technology. The project used Open Design methods providing self-defined, bespoke making outputs, modelling ?environmental citizenship?, transitioning beyond sustainability. By codesigning makers were encouraged to engage with ecosystems refocusing human habitats perspectives driven by curiosity. The article shares a qualitative evaluation of the project?s impact on participants, describing attitudes, understanding and behaviour towards technology nature changed by participation.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Funding information: The project was made possible through EPSRC funding Grant EP/P006353/1.
Uncontrolled Keywords: design activities, co-design, collaborative design, engagement, nature
Subjects: W900 Others in Creative Arts and Design
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
Depositing User: Rachel Branson
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2022 15:51
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2022 16:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/48614

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