[Space and Place] New book: Spark, Design and Locality

Spark! Design and Locality by Jan Verwijnen, Hanna Karkku offers insights into the new roles of design in planning the future of communities. It presents the Spark! project which creates and tests ideas for a new kind of community design education. It also introduces a number of projects from all over the world aiming at bringing designers and artists together with citizens, politicians and administrators to develop culturally, socially and economically sustainable solutions for the problems of a given community. The Spark! project was supported by the Culture 2000 programme and in co-operation with Doors of Perception, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.