Welcome to Social Impact Design!

Social Design or Human Centred design has become a real movement across the globe with more and more designers wanting to use their creative skills to solve real problems and human needs.

The Masters of Integrated Design Studies class 2015 at the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, together with Professor Mark Kwami spent the summer semester researching into the subject. This website is a multidisciplinary consolidation that aims to give a first orientation to the subject of Social Impact Design.

The results of our collaborative efforts have been consolidated into this website which is meant to be a resource for anyone interested in Social Impact Design. We hope you find information in this website valuable and we invite you to collaborate with us.

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Social Impact Design: MAID 2015 CampusFest Exhibit

Aaron Roselo

Join us on 17.07.2015, from 9-11am, Building 4 at the Hochschule Anhalt CampusFest as we proudly present our Social Impact Design project.

Featuring projects by the Hochschule Anhalt MAID 2015 Summer Semester students: Macarena Alamos, Omer Asim, Daniel Baron, Marcela Gonzalez, Ruitao Guan, Malinee Kulkarumpusi, Liana Lessa, Qinyu Li, Natchayar Porwangsawang, Aaron Roselo, Paulo Santos, Veronica Rivera, Livins Varghese and Ghazal Tabandeh.

Under the supervision of Prof. Mark Kwami. Read more for the entire event programme.

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Meu Rio

Problem to be solved:

Meu Rio (My Rio in Portuguese) is a digital interface for civic engagement. Anybody living in the city can log on to the website and denounce a problem and launch a campaign to fix it. The issues are usually targeted and very local, such as the price of a ferry ticket or the cutting of a tree on a specific street. It combines online tools and experiences with online and offline political organizing and public mobilization to bring Cariocas (people of Rio) closer to the democratic decision-making processes of their city.

Impact:

Meu Rio (My Rio in Portuguese) is a digital interface for civic engagement. Anybody living in the city can log on to the website and denounce a problem and launch a campaign to fix it. The issues are usually targeted and very local, such as the price of a ferry ticket or the cutting of a tree on a specific street. It combines online tools and experiences with online and offline political organizing and public mobilization to bring Cariocas (people of Rio) closer to the democratic decision-making processes of their city.

Designer: Alessandra Orofino

URL: http://www.nossascidades.org/

Country: Brazil

Year:

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