Bharath will be in Amsterdam on the 19th and 20th of April, to hold the Fields of View workshop for problem formulation and designing for inter-disciplinary spaces. The session will be held at the Lab of Labs programme for the Design and the City conference!
Design & The City is an exciting, innovative conference, held from April 19 until 22 in Amsterdam. As part of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool van Amsterdam) during the Dutch EU chairmanship, Design & The City challenges the international community to shape the city of the future, by participating in Lab of Labs, workshops and an intriguing conference day with renown speakers.
Design & The City explores citizen-centered design approaches for the smart city. Central theme is the role of design(ers) to create opportunities and practices for citizens, (social) entrepreneurs and policy makers towards more liveable, sustainable and sociable urban futures. How can citizens meaningfully be engaged in the process of city making? What new social processes and business models do we need for the future of city making? And in what way changes the role of the professional in the process of city making, and which new design methodologies, approaches and roles they have taken on towards the creation of a sociable smart city. Read more about it here.
Lab of Labs – Tuesday April 19th and Wednesday April 20th
Explore methodologies for design research in the two-days Lab of Labs programme! Five leading labs from throughout the world will share their design approaches and methodologies with the participants and work with them towards the design of a conceptual prototype. Taking place on April 19 and 20, around 50 professionals, designers and students will be able to join in for this event.
Participating Labs are Kitchen Budapest, Fields of View, Ideal lab, Waag Society and the Design Informatics group of Edinburgh College of Art.
Registration for the labs has now opened (until March 19), check this website for a full description of the charrettes.
The Lab of Labs will close off with a public presentation of the outcomes and a discussion on methodologies for design research on Wednesday night April 20th. This presentation is open to the public. Tickets are free and will become available on March 20th. Book them here.