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"DESIGN H(ij)ACK" When Art/Design Meet Public Space

"DESIGN H(ij)ACK" When Art/Design Meet Public Space

2017 Beijing Summer Program (6-weeks)
"DESIGN H(ij)ACK" When Art/Design meet Public Space
From June 26th till August 7th


The objective of the program is to generate tangible prototypes and solutions along the theme of "DESIGN H(ij)ACK - When Art & Design Meet Public Space". Cross-disciplinary collaboration is a necessity, combined with strong knowledge integration from research, concepts, design, to execution, “DESIGN H(ij)ACK” encourages all participants to think differently, design efficiently, and work economically, mostly important: collectively. May it be a discarded chair, an abandoned Hutong space, or public infrastructure that is no longer functioning or valid, through "DESIGN H(ij)ACK" interventions are expected to become innovative inventions.

Collaborative initiatives within architecture and public art will be emphasized. We will address different areas of design that manifest in new media technologies, social spaces and public art. Students will be guided by professionals and have full Creative freedom. Each mentor will also give a lecture on their process creating a work from concept/production/execution. The main focus of our programme is the collaboration between diverse disciplines and backgrounds.

Therefore we are only offering this program to a selected number of students from the following discipline:

  • 6 Architects 
  • 5 Industrial Designers 
  • 5 Programmers / Hackers 
  • 4 Artists
  • 5 Local Chinese Artist/Designers

For instance, teams would consist of the following:

Team 1
(2) Architects
(1) Industrial/Product Designer
(1) Programmer / Hacker
(1) Local Chinese Artist/Designer

Team 2
(1) Artists
(1) Architect
(1) Industrial/Product Designer
(1) Programmer / Hacker
(1) Local Chinese Artist/Designer

Team 3
(2) Artists
(1) Industrial/Product Designer
(1) Programmer / Hacker
(1) Local Chinese Artist/Designer

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Cite: ""DESIGN H(ij)ACK" When Art/Design Meet Public Space" 21 Apr 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/869741/design-h-ij-ack-when-art-design-meet-public-space> ISSN 0719-8884

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