City-Making for Social Impact
A journey through the experimental methods used in design for social innovation applied to collaborative city-making, urban participatory design and urban future-making (co-creation of future urban scenarios), targeting the regeneration of the city by engaging citizens, local administrators and other stakeholders in re-thinking the city of the future in a more participatory, resilient, ecosystemic and sustainable manner.
For those who wish to experience processes of co-creation and co-production of participatory processes of ecosystemic urban regeneration. For those who work in the design for social innovation, or design of products and services – public administrations, third sector, private companies, consultants, planners, early career profiles looking to deepen their knowledge of design for social innovation.
Aims and methods
Objective of this envisioning workshop is to strengthen knowledge about the processes of co-design and co-production of ecosystemic innovation applied to cities. Participants will acquire skills on the methods of design for social innovation, specifically for the participatory regeneration of urban contexts. The teaching methods are manifold: lectures, case studies, group discussions, excercises, real life micro-projects.