Montreal (Canada) - Icsid is pleased to announce the finalists (in alphabetical order) for the 2015-2016 World Design Impact Prize: HappyTap, RE:BUILD, and Warka Water. The finalist projects showcase the power of design to solve the world’s most intractable problems.
Taipei (Taiwan, Chinese Taipei) – The city of Taipei officially kicked off their World Design Capital® (WDC) year on 31 December with an elaborate ceremony and musical show, capped off by a stunning fireworks display at midnight.
We spoke to Elizabeth McPhedran, Communications Officer with the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), to find out more about how the creation of this new super hospital presented a perfect opportunity to design for better health outcomes.
The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) strives to create a world where design enhances social, cultural, economic and environmental quality of life.