Article on the Institute of System Architectures in Aeronautics' projects, such as collaborative digital engineering, automated manufacturing and next generation aviation concepts.
Who decides on the appearance of the products that we use? Who designs them? The development of new products is not necessarily dictated from above: designers can enter into direct dialogue with users and allow them to help shape the development process. This collaborative approach is known as codesign.
When manufacturers such as Airbus plan a new aircraft, they do so behind closed doors. Of course, they do not want their
competitors to know which ground-breaking technologies they might be incorporating into the design.
Future aircraft must be as climate friendly and quiet as possible – without compromising comfort. New cabin
concepts could help meet these requirements.