Lab for User Cognition & Innovative Design


The LUCID is a research laboratory attached to the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Liege.
It develops new methods and tools supporting design and design learning in various fields : architecture, engineering, design and collaborative activities.


Design engineering, Design processes and Collaborative Complex Activity, Design Modeling, Cognitive ergonomics, Human machine interaction.


The team is especially known for :

  • its pluridisciplinary methodologies,
  • its original sketch based interfaces and augmented reality spaces,
  • its 3D modeling tools,
  • and its various collaboration analysis tools and methods.

Short Cuts

Direct access to our main topics

Research Projects

Discover our current and past scientific research projects.


The LUCID is involved into several courses (in Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees) at Liège University and outside.

Collaborative Studio

Our most famous didactical experience : 8 years of shared design studio.
In collaboration with Ecole d'Architecture de Nancy (F), Ecole des Mines d'Ales (F) and others ...


Our cutting-edge software, supporting collaborative activities between distant partners working remotely with pens in real time.