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Tools for renewal: Co-designing tools to support social enterprises to engage in conversations with their communities during renewal projects (2017)
Report
Calvo, M. (2017). Tools for renewal: Co-designing tools to support social enterprises to engage in conversations with their communities during renewal projects

The project presented in this report aimed to collaborate with communities and social enterprises in the co-designing and development of tools that facilitate community engagement for renewal projects. The resultant tool, called "Seeing differently',... Read More about Tools for renewal: Co-designing tools to support social enterprises to engage in conversations with their communities during renewal projects.

Reflective drawing as a tool for reflection in design research (2017)
Journal Article
Calvo, M. (2017). Reflective drawing as a tool for reflection in design research. International Journal of Art and Design Education, 36(3), 261-272. https://doi.org/10.1111/jade.12161

This article explores the role of drawing as a tool for reflection. It reports on a PhD research project that aims to identify and analyse the value that co-design processes can bring to participants and their communities. The research is associated... Read More about Reflective drawing as a tool for reflection in design research.

Design for social sustainability. A reflection on the role of the physical realm in facilitating community co-design (2017)
Journal Article
Calvo, M., & De Rosa, A. (2017). Design for social sustainability. A reflection on the role of the physical realm in facilitating community co-design. Design Journal, 20(Sup1), S1705-S1724. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352694

Understanding the environmental conditions that shape the physical support for developing social sustainability requires analysing the symbiotic relationship of people and place. Place is considered an essential aspect in shaping social identity, ide... Read More about Design for social sustainability. A reflection on the role of the physical realm in facilitating community co-design.

A reflection on the role of the physical realm in facilitating community co-design (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Calvo, M., & De Rosa, A. (2017, April). A reflection on the role of the physical realm in facilitating community co-design

Understanding the environmental conditions that shape the physical support for developing social sustainability requires analysing the symbiotic relationship of people and place. Place is considered an essential aspect in shaping social identity, ide... Read More about A reflection on the role of the physical realm in facilitating community co-design.

‘Reflective drawing’: Drawing as a tool for reflection in design research (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Calvo, M. (2016, November). ‘Reflective drawing’: Drawing as a tool for reflection in design research. Paper presented at iJADE Conference 2016: Drawing

This paper explores the role of ‘reflective drawing’ in a PhD research project that aims to analyse the value of co-design practices used to develop 'engagement tools' within community development. This PhD research is associated with ‘Leapfrog’, a t... Read More about ‘Reflective drawing’: Drawing as a tool for reflection in design research.

Cultural-historical activity theory and informal learning as a key component of co-design practice in a community initiative (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Calvo, M., Sclater, M., & Smith, P. (2016, September). Cultural-historical activity theory and informal learning as a key component of co-design practice in a community initiative. Paper presented at ESREA: 8th Triennial European Research Conference. Imagining diverse futures for adult education: questions of power and resources of creativity

This paper outlines PhD research associated with Leapfrog, a three-year-funded AHRC project, which aims to analyse the impact of co-design practices in developing ‘engagement tools’ within community development. One challenge in co-design is identify... Read More about Cultural-historical activity theory and informal learning as a key component of co-design practice in a community initiative.

Capturing the “how”: Showing the value of co-design through creative evaluation (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Manohar, A., Smith, M., & Calvo, M. (2016, June). Capturing the “how”: Showing the value of co-design through creative evaluation

Evaluation is undertaken for various reasons from helping to ensure that objectives are met to identifying success. This paper examines the significance of creative evaluation in a co-design approach. We have identified a major gap in appropriately e... Read More about Capturing the “how”: Showing the value of co-design through creative evaluation.

Whereabouts you are
Digital Artefact
Biró, E., Butler, J., Calvo, M., Bento Coelho, I., Keehan, A., MacLellan, F. J., …Checchia, V. Whereabouts you are

‘Whereabouts you are’ was an exhibition of work by ten Glasgow School of Art PhD Researchers, curated by Allyson Keehan (Glasgow School of Art) and guest curator Viviana Checchia (Centre for Contemporary Arts). The exhibition ran from Saturday 15th O... Read More about Whereabouts you are.


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