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A-Z of Co-design

Mobility, Mood Place Mobility, Mood and Place (MMP) is a multidisciplinary collaboration between: The University of Edinburgh Heriot-Watt University King’s College London Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York A-Z of Co-design Publication date: 2016 Ranking: useful The short document

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Designing with people

Helen Hamlyn Trust Designing with people Publication date: Ranking: essential In their words: “This web-based resource has been created by the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the Royal College of Art to share ways to design with people. Get

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Posted in Auditing, Design Standards (Buildings), Design Standards (Environment), Project Management

Who do we design for?

Microsoft Design The case for inclusive design Publication date: 2016 Ranking: useful In their words: “If we use our own abilities and biases as a starting point, we end up with products designed for people of a specific gender, age,

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Connecting parks and people

Mimi Kirk, CityLab The city’s parks welcoming immigrants Publication date: 2017 Ranking: useful This article describes how local communities were encouraged to become involved in helping to regenerate a run down park in Brooklyn. In addition to traditional methods such

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Posted in Consultation, Landscaping, Race

Design toolkit

MediaLAB Amsterdam Publication date: 2016 Ranking: useful This toolkit sets out in detail all the various stages to design from initial ideas to implementation looking at what needs to be considered and how it should be carried out. Stages include,

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Diversity and inclusion in public engagement

Involve Diversity and inclusion: What’s it about and why is it important for public involvement in research? Publication date: 2012 Ranking: useful The report describes the benefits of considering diversity and inclusion in achieving active public involvement in research. It

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Co-design in Peckham

Guardian Newspapers Publication date: 2014 Ranking: useful Co-design picks up on the idea of “co-production” where in this case local people were able to provide the council with access to their local expertise on an area rather than having a top down approach.

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