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Monday, May 5 • 16:15 - 16:28
OpenDesk: Design For Open Making - From WikiHouse to WikiFactory

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Nick will present OpenDesk, a glocal platform that connects customers, designers and makers, and leverages digital fabrication to offer design furniture that can be made locally all around the world. He will explain the genesis of OpenDesk in the context of two related projects, WikiHouse and FabHub, present some of the ideas behind the OpenDesk model, and touch on some of the wider opportunities and challenges we face in building out this vision of distributed collaborative production.

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Nick Ierodiaconou

Co-Founder, Head of Product, OpenDesk
Co-Founder OpenDesk (opendesk.cc); WikiHouse (wikihouse.cc); FabHub (fabhub.io); the Civic Crowd (theciviccrowd.org). Architect and technologist with London-based strategic design consultancy 00 (architecture00.net). | | Nick is a fully qualified architect, web designer, and entrepreneur, working at the intersection of software and hardware to design and develop civic platforms. He is particularly interested in disruptive technologies and... Read More →

Monday May 5, 2014 16:15 - 16:28
01 The Circus

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