INTERNATIONAL STUDENT WORKSHOPS GIDE – Group for International Design Education
LUGANO, FEBRUARY 6TH – FEBRUARY 10. TH 2017
WORKSHOP »STEP ACROSS THE BORDER«
HOST: SUPSI – Scuola Professionale Universitaria della Svizzera Italiana LUGANO
“Step across the border ” aims to step beyond the visible rality and established concepts by experimenting inquiry nad design tools in the context of the sociology of space.
In addition to the Faculty of Design, the workshops were attended by students from Germany- Hochschule Magdeburg–Stendal, Magdeburg, Great Britain- Leeds College of Art and Design, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Italy- Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Belgium- Thomas More College, Mechelen and also students and their mentors from China, School of Design, Jiangnan University. There were all together about 200 participants. Workshops were held for four days, starting on Monday, 6th February, when we met at the opening of our joint exhibition of selected projects that were created in all schools in the winter semester entitled “Doorways / Entrances / Thresholds – Encouraging Local Participation Within Communities “.