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Título: Design of sustainable domes in the context of EPS@ISEP
Autor: Balbaert, Joppe
Pérez Daza, Jairo
Barb, Bogdan Marius
Duarte, Abel José
Malheiro, Benedita
Ribeiro, Maria Cristina
Ferreira, Fernando José
Silva, Manuel
Ferreira, Paulo
Guedes, Pedro
Park, Jaehyun
Marimon, Ramon
Serfozo, Akos
Cazelles, Marine
Domenic, Stancel Constantin
Speckstadt, Arne
Skonieczna, Klaudia
Rajnai, Gergely
Palavras-chave: Engineering Education
Project-based Learning
Active Learning
Sustainable Development
Modular Dome Design
Data: 2016
Editora: ACM Press
Relatório da Série N.º: TEEM '16;
Resumo: The European Project Semester (EPS) is a one-semester capstone project/internship program offered to engineering, product design and business undergraduates by 18 European engineering schools. EPS aims to prepare future engineers to think and act globally, by adopting project-based learning and teamwork methodologies, fostering the development of complementary skills and addressing sustainability and multiculturalism. In 2016, two EPS@ISEP teams embraced the challenge of building a robust, inexpensive, modular, comfortable and safe wooden / metallic dome using simple techniques and sustainable materials. This challenge is demanding - requires a multidisciplinary and user-centred design - as well as rewarding - contributes to satisfy the right to adequate, safe and affordable housing as stated in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The goal is to solve the problem in a modular and sustainable way, i.e., by using repetitive linear elements made of locally available materials. This approach aims to dramatically decrease the cost of production and shipping, simplify the construction process and address the needs of the dome users. Although geodesic cross-linked structures have been studied for some time, their design requires the involvement of all stakeholders as well as a team which understands and integrates the contributions from areas such as electronics, mechanics, civil, environmental or materials engineering. The project-based learning approach fosters, on the one hand, autonomy, responsibility and the ability to make sound technical-scientific choices and, on the other hand, develops teamwork, sustainable development and personal and cross-cultural communication skills, while promoting the emergence of innovative, creative and sometimes audacious solutions, typical of the youth.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.22/8963
DOI: 10.1145/3012430.3012504
ISSN: 9781450347471
Versão do Editor: http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3012430.3012504
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