Welcome to the Salvage Shed, a speculative space where the waste from innovation labs like cardboard boxes, packing peanuts, discarded 3D prints, and scrap wood invite us to notice the material flows that underpin technology design processes.
We invite you to examine these workbook projects as both prototypes and provocations that prompt us to ask: Who are the silent stakeholders impacted by our fabrication processes, past, present, and future? How might we reconfigure the leftovers of innovation processes as restorative?
Works by Kristin N. Dew and collaborators Gina Lee, Becky Baron, Bonnie Tran, Gero Bergk, Aleah Young, and Daniela Rosner @ Dept. of Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington.
Funding by the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering, and NSF# 1453329, 1423074, and 1523579.
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