Often the city becomes a place of dramatic exclusion or rapidly spreading infections, therefore, creating a harmonious, safe, sustainable, inclusive environment, with respect for the local heritage, the community, man and nature, is one of the most important challenges of today and tomorrow. What power does it hold and what can design do in this context?
Kaunas DESIGN event is the cycle of events lasting several days to find out and to discuss about the city and the design issues, get acquainted with good practices of the country and foreign cities, and specific examples of design. What does it mean to be a Design City? How can the city become a good customer of urban design and public environment formation? How does the community of design work and what kind of expectations does it have in the Design City? Do the townspeople feel the added value of design?
“Kaunas Design event” comprises of creative workshops, discussion, lectures and talks, live translations public space activations.