Social Innovation Generation presents Creative Communities and Sustainable Qualities A presentation by Ezio Manzini Professor of Industrial Design, Milan Polytechnic In partnership withMay 7nd, 2012
Toronto 7.05.2012 creative communitiesand sustainable qualities how social innovation is changing the worldand what design can do to trigger and support it Ezio Manzini, INDACO, Politecnico di Milano - DESIS Network
“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” Arundhali Roy Speech at the World Social Forum in Brazil in 2003. designers can help (if they are able to recongize it)another world is emerging
ideas that work insolving social problems social innovation
cohousing, collaborative housing,couch surfing, circles of care, elderlymutual-help, micro-nurseries, time based on diffusebanks, local currencies, car pooling, design capabilitiescar sharing, food radicalfarmers local coops,markets, zero-miles food, community- changessupported agriculture, neighbourhood hundredscare, street festivals, community of originalgardens, community-based tourism, service ideassocial enterprises, co-working, fairtrade organisations, social incubators
Community Garden, New York City the power of doing together collaborative housing collaboration .
Parco Sud, Milano re-combinig what existscollaborative housing creativity . Photo: Anna Meroni – 2007
Farmers market, Hobart traditions as building materials collaborative housingre-invented traditions .
Community-supported agriculture, Bejing different motivations for new economic models. collaborative housing win-win solutions .
Circle of care, Sauthwark “users” as part of the solution collaborative housingcitizens involvement . Lower East Side, New York
cohousing, collaborative housing,couch surfing, circles of care, elderlymutual-help, micro-nurseries, timebanks, local what can car pooling, currencies,car sharing, designers farmers food coops,markets, zero-miles food, community- (co)design?supported agriculture, neighbourhoodcare, street festivals, communitygardens, community-based tourism,social enterprises, co-working, fairtrade organisations, social incubators
cohousing, collaborative housing,couch surfing, circles of care, elderlymutual-help, micro-nurseries, time newbanks, local currencies, car pooling, newcar sharing, food coops, farmers organization neweconomicmarkets, zero-miles food, community- models what is missing? politicalsupported agriculture, neighbourhood modelscare, streetactions community festivals,gardens, community-based tourism,social enterprises, co-working, fairtrade organisations, social incubators
Carlo Petrini / Slow Food The Slow Food Manifesto Bra, 1989 “everyone has a fundamental right to pleasure” a quality-driven revolutiona great case of social innovation
vision action“everyone has a fundamental food awareness on the right to pleasure … demand side (through consumer-producer, the Convivia) … and, consequently the markets for high quality responsibility to protect the products, on the supply side heritage of food, tradition and (through local farmers, theculture that makes this pleasure Presidia) possible”
vision action “We consider ourselves co- new food networks producers, not consumers, because by being informed community supportedabout how our food is produced agriculture and actively supporting those who produce it, we become a community-based planning part of and a partner in the (es. the Nutrire Milano Project) production” from vision to action, and vice versa a great case of strategic design