Better World Challenge: Redesigning the Billy Taylor House (August 2013)

Sponsor: The annual conference, A Better World by Design, and Providence nonprofit, Billy Taylor Project,
Competition: layout and programming for the second floor of the Billy Taylor House, a local RI community center, to affect, inspire, educate and unite the local youth.
Prize: Small cash prizes ($1000 and less) and display at the BWBD conference.
Eligibility: no geographic or student eligibility explicitly stated
Deadline : 16 August 2013

Design Research Journal special issue: design in and for public sector and public spaces (April 2013)

Theme: design in and for public sector and public spaces
Deadline for submission: 1 April 2013

The complete call for papers can be found at

We especially welcome contributions that develop our understanding of and theories for:

  • Embedding design capacity in public organisations
  • Public and community spaces
  • Reconfiguration of structures that promote resourcefulness
  • Design in public procurement
  • Design for health and care

Contributions in other aspects of design in and for public sector are of course welcome.

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