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Title:
Empowering Stakeholders ‚Äď Simulation Games As a Participatory Method
Author:
Jan Eckert: Hochschule Luzern ‚Äď Technik & Architektur, Kompetenzzentrum Typologie & Planung in Architektur (CCTP), Horw, Switzerland
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Year:
2016
Conference:
Service Design Geographies. Proceedings of the ServDes.2016 Conference
Issue:
125
Article no.:
039
Pages:
480-487
No. of pages:
8
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2016-05-17
ISBN:
978-91-7685-738-0
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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In cross-disciplinary projects, stakeholders often come with different abilities to express their requirements or negotiate future scenarios. To meet these different abilities, a participatory approach offers a variety of methods that can create a platform for discussions but not always can exclude emerging hierarchies between different stakeholder groups. In this context simulation games represent an interesting alternative to act and discuss in an altered space by providing a playful approach. This paper reports on the development of Work A Round, a simulation game designed for the consultancy and planning in the field of multi‚Äď located knowledge work and workplace design. It further discusses, how simulation games might be used in a research context as well and whether they might compete with classical qualitative methods.

Keywords: simulation games, participatory methods, architectural planning

Service Design Geographies. Proceedings of the ServDes.2016 Conference

Author:
Jan Eckert
Title:
Empowering Stakeholders ‚Äď Simulation Games As a Participatory Method
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Service Design Geographies. Proceedings of the ServDes.2016 Conference

Author:
Jan Eckert
Title:
Empowering Stakeholders ‚Äď Simulation Games As a Participatory Method
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