Design Response to Terror PDF08:
System Design and Strategy Formulation – Session 1

A very recent initiative of the PDF, in lieu with the terrorist attacks on Mumbai on 26th November 2008.

Mukund Athale of Sarvasva Designs made a presentation and introduced a new project that we are working on, which can help tack people’s movements.



During this workshop participants will seek to answer the following questions:

  • What are the problems we identify in the current scenario?
  • How can design contribute to create meaningful intervention in such a situation?
  • What formats can be explored?
  • What are the design solutions we intend to seek?

Format of Workshop

10 – 12 pm : ‘My response to terror as a designer’- a 3-5 minute presentation by members (preferably 10 slides or less)

12 – 1 pm: Identification of problems and design intervention areas

1 – 1:45 pm : Lunch

1:45 – 3 pm : Participants will form groups and work out action plan for design response/ project scoping

3 – 4 pm : A concise action plan with milestones/ expected outcome

Initiated on December 4th, 2008 at Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune.


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