UNESCO City of Design subnetwork meeting in Kaunas

  • 11-15 October 2022
  • Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Kaunas 2022, UNESCO Cities of Design

Kaunas, City of Design, will host the annual UNESCO Cities of Design subnetwork meeting 11-15 October 2022.

The programme of this subnetwork meeting explores the themes of DESIGNING THE HAPPY CITY and our opportunity to strengthen the role of design in transforming lost cities, spaces and identities. After war, climate disasters, global catastrophes, epidemics. We encourage design sector to raise their hands, design the flags and make voices of designers heard. We invite to share inspiring projects and ideas from your cities or countries.


The live event will take the format of public viewing and closed sessions and will be streamed online.

Tuesday-Saturday, 11 -15 Oct
Meetings and discussions [only for members]

Thursday, 13 Oct
10:30 – 13:00 Kaunas programme of presentations “Designing happy cities” [open for public]
Valdas Adamkus library-museum [S. Daukanto g. 25, Kaunas] and Online [Youtube]

Patrick Marmen, Montreal, Canada
Annie Marrs, Dundee, Scotland
Ryoju Hamada, Ashahikawa, Japan
Ana Eugenia Vazquez, Queretaro, Mexico (Joining Online)
Mikael Sorknaes, Kolding, Denmark
Stijn Debaillie, Kortrijk, Belgium
Sonia Hedhibi, Saint-Etienne, France
Berenice Vidal Castelan, Puebla, Mexico
Butch Carungay, Cebu City, Philippines
Lukas Alsys, Kaunas, Lithuania

Friday, 14 Oct
9:30 – 18:00 International Forum of Design networks | Kaunas2022 [open for public]
More information: https://dizainaskaune.lt/event/forumas/
19:00 – Closing event for international design networks [members only]



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