09:00 to 10:30
07 Mar 2017
The Division of Industrial Design (DID) is where innovations are pushed to the next level. Our vision is to make life better through design; to equip students with trans-disciplinary skills and thinking processes required to find unmet needs, to solve complex problems involved in creating viable new products, experiences, interfaces and environments.
In 10 years since its inception in 1999, NUS Division of Industrial Design (DID) has been ranked among the world’s top 30 design schools by iF (International Forum Design) Germany, in 2009.
Our speaker, Dr. Christian Gilles Boucharenc, Head of Division of Industrial Design at the National University of Singapore (NUS) will share with us their design thinking approach, innovation strategies and how they collaborate with companies.
Come join us for this presentation followed a short tour of the facilities.
Meeting Point: School of Design & Environment, National University of Singapore, 4 Architecture Drive, Singapore 117566
Please note that you need to access through Engineering Drive 2 as there are construction works on Architecture Drive.
About the Speaker:
- Dr. Christian Gilles Boucharenc, Head, Associate Professor. Ph.D, K.D.U Kobe, Japan
Prof Christian is the Head of Division of Industrial Design at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Christian studied architecture in Paris, completing his education by specialising in product design at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki, at the Royal Danish Academy and subsequently gaining his PhD at the Kobe design University. He has worked with famous architects and designers including Juha Leiviska and Arrak in Finland, and Toshiyuki Kita in Japan. He has been involved in designing apartments and houses in Finland and Singapore as well as the design of furniture in Japan. In parallel to his teaching, he wrote the book “Design for a Contemporary World” about the pedagogy and practice of Design Fundamentals.
- Please note that this event is restricted to French Chamber members only and limited to 2 persons per company -
Please note that photographs and videos may be taken during the event for news and publicity purposes.