In 2018, the Post-Graduate Program in Strategic Design at UNISINOS completes 10 years. To celebrate this date and reflect on the way forward and future, the program organized two days of activities on March 19 and 20.

At the occasion, will be present the italian professor and researcher Ezio Manzini who works in the field of design for social innovation. Manzini is Professor Emeritus in Design for Social Innovation at ELISAVA – School of Design and Engineering (Barcelona), honorary professor at Milan Polytechnic and guest lecturer at Tongji University (Shanghai) and at Jiangnan University (Wuxi).

On the first day, March 19, there will be a lecture and workshop entitled “The Making of Collaborative Cities”. The lecture will be given by Professor Ezio Manzini for undergraduate and post-graduate students. Then there will be a workshop whose purpose is to reflect and speculate on the possibilities of design to contribute to a more collaborative city. The workshop will be taught by the Manzini and undergraduate and post-graduate professors in Design at UNISINOS.

During the afternoon of March 20, the seminar “Future Scenarios of Strategic Design” will take place. The purpose of the seminar is to reflect on the evolution of the design discipline, specifically with respect to the relevance of its strategic dimension and emerging design practices and culture in contemporary reality that is complex, dynamic and turbulent. As well as highlighting the contribution and positioning of the PPG’s work in this scenario. In order to do so, Professor Ezio Manzini will give the lecture “Emerging design in the transition phase. The new design culture”, open to the general public. Soon after, Professor Ione Bentz of PPG Design UNISINOS will give the lecture “Strategic Design in Transition”, a rereading and contextualization of Manzini’s speech in the perspective and understanding of the strategic design developed in the program and will participate in a debate with the researcher.

Finally, on the evening of the same day March 20, the book “Design, When Everybody Designs” will be presented, launched and discussed by Professor Ezio Manzini. In the book, from the observation of broad and open co-design processes in which new solutions are suggested and new meanings are created that have occurred in recent decades and called social innovations, the author reflects on the concepts of diffused design and expert design. Finally, it reflects on what design experts can do to unleash and support meaningful social change.

Applications and additional information:
ppgdesign@unisinos.br
https://www.facebook.com/events/340302299795672/

When: March, 19 and 20
Where: UNISINOS Porto Alegre Campus – Av. Nilo Peçanha, 1600 – Porto Alegre, Brazil

Participation is free of charge.

 

Links to streaming

Monday, March 19 – Seminar “Future scenarios of strategic design” 

LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6TqZWHuioE

STARTING TIME: 9:45 AM

SCHEDULE OF TERMINATION: 11:10 AM

 

Tuesday, March 20 – Seminar “Future scenarios of strategic design”

LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsX4OaQ4JHE

STARTING TIME: 13H45MIN

SCHEDULE OF TERMINATION: 17H35MIN
Tuesday, March 20 – Seminar “Future scenarios of strategic design”

LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d920CBSFUHQ

START TIME: 18:50 PM

SCHEDULE OF TERMINATION: 21:35 PM

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