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Digital Social Innovation EU Project
Collaboration

Digital Social Innovation EU Project

The European Commission, DG Connect, has commissioned a study to map the digital social innovation field in Europe led by Nesta and delivered in par…
4 September 2013Nesta
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A Triple Bottom Line for the Built Environment
Design

A Triple Bottom Line for the Built Environment

Via the Stanford Social Innovation Review By John Cary Last weekend, a small cohort of activist architects bellied up to a conference table at Harva…
7 August 2013John Cary
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Walking with Park - Designing against Crime in Cities
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Walking with Park - Designing against Crime in Cities

Walking with Park: Exploring the ‘reframing’ and integration of CPTED principles in neighbourhood regeneration in Seoul, South Korea. Adam Thorp…
7 August 2013Adam Thorpe and Lorraine Gamman
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Social Housing weds design aesthetic with price-conscious sustainability
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Social Housing weds design aesthetic with price-conscious sustainability

Via the National Post by Shari Kulha"It’s rare for social housing to lead the way in innovation for the development industry or for design-savvy h…
7 August 2013Shari Kulha
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Who Is Responsible for the “Second Disaster”?
Design

Who Is Responsible for the “Second Disaster”?

Via the Stanford Social Innovation Review ByMoin Islam, Katherine Dolan, John Heggestuen, Alex Nordenson, & John Vande Vate In every major disas…
1 August 2013Moin Islam, Katherine Dolan, John Heggestuen, Alex Nordenson, & John Vande Vate
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Service Design and Social Innovation
Design

Service Design and Social Innovation

By Pamela Buxton Sarah Drummond may be only 23, but she is already sure of the direction in which her career as a designer is heading. "Social innov…
31 July 2013Pamela Buxton
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SIX Interviews Volodymyr Shcherbachenko on Urban Monitor
Citizen Participation

SIX Interviews Volodymyr Shcherbachenko on Urban Monitor

“Urban Monitor” – Modern Ukraine is an industrial country with a predominately urban population. With the rapid urban development that has occ…
9 July 2013Volodymyr Shcherbachenko
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Legible Practises
Design

Legible Practises

This is not the book to convince you that the world is changing and our systems are currently under stress. The purpose here is to begin codifying t…
26 June 2013Bryan Boyer, Justin W. Cook & Marco Steinberg
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Design Thinking for Social Innovation
Citizen Participation

Design Thinking for Social Innovation

Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the look and functionality of products. Recently, they have begun using design techniques to tackl…
26 November 2012Tim Brown & Jocelyn Wyatt
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Citizen as Designer
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Citizen as Designer

By shifting the responsibility of the citizen from deciding to designing, we can redirect resources away from conflict and toward creating better id…
18 September 2012Brodie Boland
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