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Aesthetic Intelligence: Designing Smart and Beautiful Architectural Spaces

  • Kai Kasugai
  • Carsten Röcker
  • Bert Bongers
  • Daniela Plewe
  • Christian Dimmer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7040)

Abstract

This paper reports on the first international workshop on Aesthetic Intelligence. The focus of the workshop is on the relevance of beauty and aesthetic values for Ambient Intelligence and the meaning of aesthetically pleasing design for usability, technology acceptance, and well-being in technology-enhanced spaces.

Keywords

Ambient Intelligence Ubiquitous Computing Smart Spaces Aesthetics Design Architecture Urban Informatics 

References

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    Hassenzahl, M.: Experience Design – Technology for All the Right Reasons. Morgan & Claypool, San Rafael (2010)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kai Kasugai
    • 1
  • Carsten Röcker
    • 1
  • Bert Bongers
    • 2
  • Daniela Plewe
    • 3
  • Christian Dimmer
    • 4
  1. 1.Human Technology CentreRWTH Aachen UniversityGermany
  2. 2.Faculty of Design, Architecture and BuildingUniversity of Technology SydneyAustralia
  3. 3.University Scholars ProgrammeNational University of SingaporeSingapore
  4. 4.Research Center for Advanced Science and TechnologyUniversity of TokyoJapan

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