Deconstructivist Design within HCI

  • Michael Heidt
  • Andreas Bischof
  • Paul Rosenthal
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8517)


Every HCI artefact reproduces a specific stance towards its users. Influential within the academic sphere is the notion of a User-Centered-Design process. However, observing actual design practice renders the assumption of the centrality of users problematic. To this end, the text conducts an exploration of the relationship between discourse within the fields of HCI and architecture. A special focus are the formal expressions of deconstructivism within architecture and their potential counterparts within HCI design.


deconstruction interdisciplinarity cultural informatics critical technical practice 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Heidt
    • 1
  • Andreas Bischof
    • 1
  • Paul Rosenthal
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Training Group crossWorldsChemnitz University of TechnologyChemnitzGermany
  2. 2.Visual Computing GroupChemnitz University of TechnologyChemnitzGermany

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