Opening Conference: 1st October 2016 at 3pm
Museo di Palazzo Mocenigo
Santa Croce 1992 – Venezia
Exhibition: 1-31 October 2016 timetable: 10am – 5pm
Wearable Technologies is the call organized for the 7th edition of the Venice Design Week. The call is organized together with the Royal College of Art London, the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design London, IUAV Architectural University and Ca’ Foscari University Venice, and is supported by the ADI (Association for the Industrial Design). The project aims at promoting the business interactions between young designers, architects, professionals, innovators and enterprises, universities and investors.
The winning projects and all those projects worthy of particular attention will be published in the VDW 2016 catalogue and exhibited in Venice from the 1st to the 31th October 2016.
a. Health and wellness: looking at both personal and medical perspectives
b. Social technology: Qualified Self, communication and connection (neighbourhood and networks)
c. Ambient technology: seeing the environment as a wearable in both public and domestic contexts
d. Accessory: supporting lifestyle, travel and sport
e. Augmented reality: using technology to enhance experiences