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This article has been published in: Ocula 20, The Place of the User in Design

authors: Claire Azéma (Laboratoire CLARE, Université Bordeaux Montaigne (FR)), Christian Malaurie (Laboratoire CLARE, Université Bordeaux Montaigne (FR)) and Pierre Bourdareau (Laboratoire CLARE, Université Bordeaux Montaigne (FR))

Building and thinking the habitability of a common. Reflections onthe notion of useness in the desing project

language: french

publication date: October 2019

abstract: Our collective proposal seeks to promote usage rather than user. This reflection, conducted by the prism of anthropology, is committed against an objective, modeling and reductive vision of the user as it has developed in recent years in certain approaches of the project in design. The text relies on the conduct, observation and study of a concrete situation of design in order to show the interest of thinking and planning the project in a sensitive relationship of association and mediation (and not strictly utilitaristic) between human and non-human actants. It is also a question of emphasizing the practical and political implications of the uses in the manufacture of the common.

keywords: design, usage, humain, acteur-réseau, commun, association, usage, human, actor-network, common, association

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DOI: 10.12977/ocula2019-6

citation information: Claire Azéma, Christian Malaurie and Pierre Bourdareau, Bâtir et penser l’habitabilité d’un commun. Réflexions autour de la notion d’usage dans le projet de design, "Ocula", vol.20, n.20, pp.57-71, October 2019. DOI: 10.12977/ocula2019-6



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