Researches on designing homes for senior in the future implemented by the authors were presented in two articles. The first one is focused on the theoretical foundations. Paper explains what Design Thinking method is, discusses the state of research, objectives, substantiation of the selection of the topic, and modern trends in the design of senior homes. A continuation of this topic is article: SENIOR HOMES OF THE FUTURE IN THE EYES OF STUDENTS OF ARCHITECTURE. DIDACTIC EXPERIENCE FROM THE
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The paper is a continuation of the research topic presented in the paper: THE DESIGN THINKING METHOD IN ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, PARTICULARLY FOR DESIGNING SENIOR HOMES. The text is devoted to the presentation of the research and didactic project based on Design Thinking method, conducted with students of the Faculty of Architecture, Silesian University of Technology. This part consist of the following stages: definition of the problem to be solved, interdisciplinary work of student teams
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potential is of particular relevance .
The huge role of teamwork and creative problem solving is still neglected in Ukrainian educational system, while in most developed European countries, the educational approaches are aimed at the enhancement of self-expression and creative problem solving skills, crucial for shaping students’ future orientations and self-actualization .
Thus it becomes important to acquaint students with specific design thinking techniques, that are developed to simplify and
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to schools in the form of an innovative and creative approach to teaching and learning that fosters innovation and creativity in student thinking. In particular, the paper relates to change where a design thinking process (DT) (Liedtka, 2011) had been embraced in developing a DT-infused approach to pedagogy. In turn, that pedagogical approach was required to develop students’ design thinking/creative thinking skills, and also to weave constructive experiences that would provide the scaffolding
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