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Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment

Part-time Master's and Postgraduate Certificate courses from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

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Dr Claudia Eckert

Dr Claudia Eckert



Dr Claudia Eckert is professor of design at the Open University. She has a broad interest in understanding and supporting design processes of complex products. After a PhD on communication in the knitwear industry and post doctoral study on sources of inspiration in knitwear design, she joined the Engineering Design Centre in Cambridge and worked for ten years mainly on engineering change and process planning in engineering processes. For the last 12 years she has also been working on comparisons between design practise in different domains of design. She has let her to studying construction projects, in particular refurbishment of hospitals