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What are the innovative design ideas and actions that could bring about better futures? How can design in all its facets respond to issues as a transformational agent that supports cultural, political, economic, environmental and everyday societal needs?By submitting your proposal you will take part in an unprecedented international event and have the opportunity for cross-disciplinary engagement and networking.
Six Driving Themes
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1st & 2nd Call for Proposals
Notification of Acceptance: July 2017
Registration Deadline for accepted presenters: July 30, 2017
Presentation File Submission: August 1 – August 30, 2017
Last Call for Proposals*
Online Submission Deadline: August 6th, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: September 2017
Registration Deadline for accepted presenters: September 16th, 2017
Presentation File Submission: September 1st – September 30th, 2017
All Congress Presentations: October 17th – October 20th, 2017
*Any proposals submitted after June 4th, 2017
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Jesvin Puay-Hwa Yeo
Proposal: Designing meaning: exploring the impact of graphic design research on political and social issues
This paper shares insights of how graphic designers participated in design research activities intersecting with areas of social interest and political concern, such as presidential election and needy groups. It demonstrates that graphic design, as such, enabling constructive change.
Proposal: Réhabiliter le paysage urbain selon une approche sensible au patrimoine
Pour créer des villes durables et pour répondre à leur problème de saturation, cette proposition présente une méthodologie de réhabilitation de tout paysage urbain, à travers l’outil de patrimoine. Les interventions de design résultantes sont ainsi les plus minimalistes possible.
Proposal: People’s Use of Small Urban Green Spaces: A Case Study of Haidian, Beijing, China
The papers findings could provide design guidance for landscape architects designing small urban green spaces. In the future this may have a positive influence on designs of small urban green spaces in dense Chinese city areas.