The Role of Fiction in Experiments within Design, Art & Architecture: towards a new typology of Design Fiction

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This paper offers a typology for understanding design fiction as a new approach in design research. The typology allows design researchers to explain design fictions according to 5 criteria.The typology is premised on the idea that fiction may integrate with reality in many different ways in design experiments. The explanatory power of the typology is exemplified through the analyses of
six case projects.
Original languageEnglish
JournalArtifact: Journal of Design Practice
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)2.1. - 2.13
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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