The department is unique in the Danish context as it constitute disciplines within architecture, design, media and technology under one roof providing the foundation for a number of research groups. See the research groups here.
The department offers a range of leading bachelor and master educations within the fields of architectural and urban design, light, service design, sound, medialogy, industrial design and mobility. See the programmes here.
Vision of the Department
The department's vision is to utilize and investigate the interplay between creativity and technology for development of new growth areas in research and education directed towards the user or participants. The developed new architecture, urban design, products, and media solutions with the user or participants in focus address future societal challenges regarding development of sustainable and attractive ways of living. The impact on the physical environment and user interaction will be subjects for investigation, paving the way for new technologies and solutions that take the user experience fully into account. The ambition is to deliver excellent human design centred technology research.
News and events
Inaugural lecture by Adjunct Professor Thomas Thessen
Futures for aviation and the possible consequences for Denmark
Fredagsferniseringer på Musikmuseet: Nolan Lem
Rise of the Robots - Public lecture at Aalborg University
A new form of robots is emerging that allow robots to move from the factory and into our lives.
Developing Socially Acceptable Robots - International Workshop
Opening event: Human Robot Interaction Lab at AAU
Human robot interaction is one of the key competences when robots are moving out of the structured environment on the factory floor and into more collaborative or social situations.