Compasso d’Oro (Golden Compass) is the name of an industrial design award originated in Italy in 1954 by the La Rinascente company from an original idea of Gio Ponti and Alberto Rosselli. It is the first and most recognized award in its field. The prize aims to acknowledge and promote quality in the field of industrial designs made in Italy (Wikipedia)
The project CampUS, from Polimi DESIS Lab has won the Compasso D’Oro Award 2018 with the project CampUS, a social research project carried out by Davide Fassi, Francesca Piredda, Pierluigi Salvadeo, Elena Pirondi and team.
CampUS is a research project aiming at creating create spaces on university campuses as incubators for social practices in which actions to foster social relations can be developed, trialled and prototyped with a method based on co-design and participatory design. The main aim is to develop a “landscape” of permanent actions with the potential to result in social enterprises.
More about the project here