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Design for City Making DxCM

Prof. Ezio Manzini, Albert Fuster, Danae Esparza, Roger Páez, Manuela Valtchanova.
DesisLab ELISAVA, Fundació La Caixa

The Design for City Making (DxC) is the initiative of ELISAVA lead by Prof. Ezio Manzini to foster social and digital innovation in the urban fabric of the city of Barcelona to face the current gentrification and desertification of the commons. The city is the open laboratory of social and digital innovation where citizens together with design students, as agents of change, will acting on real projects, based on the needs of neighbours and citizens.


Civic Placemaking:  exploring opportunities for social innovation through the active use and appropriation of public space and using co-participatory and operative cartography methodologies.