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What Design Can Do

The ArtEZ Centre of Expertise Future Makers Project
ArtEZ Centre of Expertise Future Makers invites students and alumni to participate in the Climate Action Challenge 2017 of What Design Can Do (WDCD). In collaboration with WDCD, Future Makers organises a series of 3 workshops to prepare participants for the Climate Action Challenge 2017. Participants are asked to think about design solutions that help reduce the causes or adapt to the effects of climate change in our direct environment in the field of food, fashion and housing. The aim of this challenge is to develop game changing ideas, to create awareness, and to initiate collaborations between engaged designers, entrepreneurs, policy makers and NGO’s. These participants are students and alumni from all disciplines, Future Makers is looking for radical makers and practical thinkers.

About What Design Can Do
What Design Can Do (WDCD) is a platform for the advancement of design as a tool for social change. Since its inception in 2011, WDCD has undertaken numerous activities to promote the role of creativity in addressing the world’s most pressing societal and environmental issues. It has done so by showcasing best practices, raising discussions and facilitating collaboration between disciplines.

Project updates:

Student Call: What Design Can Do To Combat Climate Change
Workshop What Design Can Do – April 21st
Workshop What Design Can Do – May 13th
What Design Can Do LIVE – May 23th and 24th