Communities of Creative Practice

Communities of Creative Practice
William J. Mitchell

Abstract. Wherever creativity is, it isnít in the head. It is a function of communities of creative practice, supported by appropriate environments and tools. In this presentation I shall describe strategies for the development and management of creative design communities, at various scales, both in practice and in design education. I shall pay particular attention to mixed environments that simultaneously support both co-located and geographically distributed, and synchronous and asynchronous work. The discussion will be illustrated with examples of processes and outcomes of recent design projects.

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