设计核心底特律

DETROIT IS THE FIRST AND ONLY UNESCO CITY OF DESIGN IN THE U.S.

As a UNESCO City of Design, Detroit is part of a network of 34 cities around the world using design to improve the lives of everyday people. This designation puts Detroit's design assets to work, ensuring a more sustainable 和 equitable future for all Detroit residents.

作为一名成员 UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), our goal is to establish Detroit's unique role as a global leader in inclusive design through collaborative action.

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What Makes Detroit A City Of Design?

人才

人才

有超过5个,000 core design businesses in the region, employing approximately 80,000 people across multiple industries including l和scape architecture, 室内设计, 电脑……

社区

社区

For more than two years, Detroiters have worked to adapt to many unexpected circumstances. But this is not new for our community, which has experienced many shocks over time…

文化机构

文化机构

Creatives find their inspiration in Detroit’s galleries, 22 theaters 和 performance venues, 11 museums 和 libraries 和 world-renowned architecture.

研究 & 发展

研究 & 发展

Companies like General Motors, Ford, FCA, GE 和 Masco base their design research here.

What Is A Unesco City Of Design?

The Creative Cities Network is a privileged partner of UNESCO, not only as a platform for reflection on the role of creativity as a lever for sustainable development but also as a breeding ground of action 和 innovation. As one of 246 cities in this network, we place creativity 和 cultural industries at the heart of our development plans at the local level 和 cooperating actively at the international level.

What Is A Unesco City Of Design?

我们的共同愿景

BECOME A GLOBAL LEADER IN INCLUSIVE DESIGN

In 2018, 设计的核心 unveiled the 365买球app下载 Action Plan. The process spanned 18 months 和 to included the input of over 1000 Detroiters 和 stakeholders. 视觉上, strategy 和 recommendations are the final outcome of the organization’s year-long process to activate Detroit’s UNESCO City of Design Designation 和 drive inclusive 和 equitable growth through 2025.

Local 影响, Global Influence

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世界各个城市举办的

Focused on using creativity as a driver for sustainable 和 equitable development around the world.

包容性设计

包容性设计

By designing for people that may seem like the exception in society, 我们可以设计地方, 产品, 服务, 和 systems that work for all people in society.

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底特律的设计师

Have travelled abroad to cities like Seoul, South Korea, 和 Saint-Etienne, France.

The 影响 Of City Of Design
The 影响 Of City Of Design

新加坡设计周

我们的执行董事, 奥尔加斯特拉, 和 our Detroit Design Network member, 未售出的工作室, were invited by our counterparts in Singapore, 新加坡设计委员会, to participate in their annual Design Week! Meag 和 Lil from 未售出的工作室 had the opportunity to present at the UNESCO Creative Cities of Design Public Forum.

What Is A Unesco City Of Design?
What Is A Unesco City Of Design?

The Creative Cities Network is a privileged partner of UNESCO, not only as a platform for reflection on the role of creativity as a lever for sustainable development but also as a breeding ground of action 和 innovation. As one of 246 cities in this network, we place creativity 和 cultural industries at the heart of our development plans at the local level 和 cooperating actively at the international level.

什么是包容性设计?

Inclusive design is a set of approaches to create solutions that underst和 和 enable people of all backgrounds 和 abilities. Inclusive design may address accessibility, 年龄, 文化, 经济形势, 教育, 性别, 地理位置, 语言, 和种族. Inclusive design is at the core of everything we do at 设计核心底特律.

BECOME A LOCAL LEADER IN INCLUSIVE DESIGN

In support of our goal to be a global leader in inclusive design we develop 和 share resources 和 tools for you—our members, 合作伙伴, 和 communities—和 curate them in our 包容性设计图书馆. These resources will educate 和 empower you to create with an inclusive mindset. 我们的 Guide for Working with the 社区 is a great place to start. 在这, you’ll learn more about how to work with residents 和 community members to develop inclusive solutions where you live.

什么是包容性设计?

2023 City Of Design Challenge

社区弹性 

For more than two years, Detroiters have worked to adapt to many unexpected circumstances. But this is not new for our community, which has experienced many shocks over time – whether environmental, 健康, social, 或经济. Detroiters have proven their resiliency, innovation 和 perseverance through it all.

设计的核心’s 2023 City of Design Challenge will explore ways to increase community connections 和 unify residents in times of disruption.

City of 设计的挑战 are designed to put the needs of existing residents at the center of the design 和 development of innovative strategies for their neighborhoods’ future. This Challenge will explore resident driven ideas for unifying communities 和 building neighborhood resiliency throughout the city.

The 2023 Detroit City of Challenge is led by 设计核心底特律, in 合作伙伴hip with 社区 Advocates of Detroit (CDAD)CultureSource, 和 made possible with financial support from the 哈德逊韦伯基金会.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR CHALLENGES
2023 City Of Design Challenge

2023 City Of Design Challenge