Cast Study Types Social Design

geel case study

Centralising social services in Geel

Background In Geel social services were previously delivered by two organisations; The Centre for Social Welfare and the City Hall. These departments would often work in isolation from one another, causing confusion for citizens. Budget constraints have also affected how departments in Geel provide services, resulting in a clear need for them to provide ‘more […]

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A social design project to promote meaningful encounters at street level

Client: Flemish Association of Cities and Municipalities Partner: Design Flanders Run by: Studio Dott & Pantopicon Museum In Our Street.  Improving social cohesion at street level What was the problem? This project was the result of a study concerning social cohesion on street level of Design Flanders and the VVSG (Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities). The research […]

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Putting children at the heart of a social design project

T+HUIS Oud Woensel. putting children at the heart of a social design project  What was the problem? The T+HUIS Oud Woensel project is an on-going project to support the development of children in the neighbourhood Oud Woensel in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The founders of T+HUIS, Dennis Meulenbroeks and Sara de Boer, lived in the neighbourhood and […]

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A social design experiment for the shopping area of Aalst

Client: City of Aalst  Design Agency:  Yellow Window and Namahn Project Partner: Design Flanders Location: Belgium A social design experiment for the multicultural shopping area of Aalst What was the problem? The shopping area around the Molendries, at the right bank of the Dender river in Aalst, is an area in transition. Traditionally, many shops were found here on […]