Design Futures Symposium: Design by Systems
Segment 3 ‘Design by Systems’
Explore examples of projects at all scales that use design to address critical challenges specific to Singapore. Hear architect Wong Mun Summ, environmental gerontologist Dr Emi Kiyota, and academics Prof. Stephen Cairns and Dr Nirmal Kishnani (all from Singapore) discuss the many environmental, social, and health benefits of a systems-based approach to buildings, models of care, food systems, and urban districts.
02:31 – Wong Mun Summ: Form Follows Systems I
Founding Director, WOHA (Singapore)
10:45 – Dr Emi Kiyota: Design by Systems – Co-designing Socially Integrated and Sustainable Communities That Value Their Elders
Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
Director (Programme), Health District @ Queenstown (Singapore)
19:22 – Prof. Stephen Cairns: Designing Future Food Systems – Black Soldier Flies and Upcycling Food Waste In The City
Principal Investigator of Agropolitan Territories of Monsoon Asia, FCL Global (Singapore)
28:30 – Dr Nirmal Kishnani: Form Follow Systems II
Associate Professor, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
35:32 – Panel Discussion: Design by Systems
Moderated by Paola Antonelli
Organised by DesignSingapore Council and SUTD DesignZ, the inaugural Design Futures Symposium at Singapore Design Week 2022 explored how design can be used with a sense of agency to create a better future for our complex world.