Sustainability : What we can do for the future
Design is a tool for solving social issues. The City of Nagoya is steeped in culture and history. Might we be living here in Nagoya without truly recognizing the power and beauty of the things that surround us and our fine environment? Benefiting from the power of design, this project aims to make feasible proposals for the future by exploring the forms and frameworks we believe are worth passing on to future generations.
November 27, 2009
Components included public presentation of the International New Designers Workshop, a keynote address and a panel discussion attended by member cities of the UNESCO Creative Design Cities Network.
November 21 to 27, 2009
Participants, from Japan and abroad, were young designers of the next generation and students. Working with the keyword “sustainability” in Nagoya, they searched for the dormant assets of a city under the concept, “Things that we want to preserve”, “Things that must be preserved”, and “Things to convey”.
November 25 to December 7, 2009
This exhibition served as an introduction of the creative urban improvements of eight cities.