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Access to Healthcare in New York City

Access to Healthcare in New York City

Designers can play a role in access to healthcare by combining research, design methodologies, and collaboration skills to reimagine how people interact with the system.

Anti-Black Racism in Pittsburgh

Anti-Black Racism in Pittsburgh

This gigamap puts forward six interventions for anti-Black racism: affinity space creation, white supremacy education, colour-aware work programs, addressing redlining, a reparations system, and universal basic income.

Air Quality in Delhi

Air Quality in Delhi

Demonstrating strategic solutions and design thinking interventions in the problem of air pollution in Delhi.

COVID-19 Response in Pennsylvania

COVID-19 Response in Pennsylvania

This map aims to capture and make connections between the challenges and opportunities in the domains of time and progress – this context highlights the transitional period of the pandemic.

Declining Bee Populations in Central California

Declining Bee Populations in Central California

Organized within a metaphorical honeybee graphic, the map includes bipartisan policies between nonprofits and government, technological improvements to the pollination process, activism and public awareness.

Nutrition Access in Pittsburgh

Nutrition Access in Pittsburgh

This gigamap nests the issue of food insecurity in Pittsburgh within larger scalar levels to visualize and understand the interconnectivity of this wicked problem.

O’ahu and the Effects of Climate Change

O’ahu and the Effects of Climate Change

The five-petal flower motif represents the delicate climate situation O’ahu’s flora and fauna faces and concludes that responsibility lands with global corporations and federal governments.

Synergetic Landscape

Synergetic Landscape

This gigamap demonstrates a systemic approach to urban environment performance for the future Post-Anthropocene communities and economies.

Car-Free City Life

Car-Free City Life

Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Autonomous public transport systems and the ongoing implementation of a car-free city center policy in Oslo.

Design in Indian Army

Design in Indian Army

National Institute of Design, India. Design thinking and human-centric approach to broaden the spectrum of design in the Indian Army.

Equation of Craft in India

Equation of Craft in India

National Institute of Design, India. The craft sector in India through mapping interconnections and multidirectional influences.

Making Waves: Organizational gigamap

Making Waves: Organizational gigamap

Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. The complex web of structures that form part of organizations, and some of the components they may need to operate.

Obesity Epidemic

Obesity Epidemic

Carnegie Mellon University, School of Design, USA. Interdependencies, harmful feedback loops, and interventions to break the cycle of obesity.

Obesity in Western Pennsylvania

Obesity in Western Pennsylvania

Carnegie Mellon University, School of Design, USA. A visual guide to obesity and design interventions through Meadows’ leverage points.

Playscape

Playscape

National Institute of Design, India. The ‘amusement park’ represents various aspects of ‘Play’ as a plug-in to foster improved social connections.

Public Use Space Policy

Public Use Space Policy

Centro de Diseño, Cine y Televisión, Mexico. Understanding the need for an updated approach for the benefit of urban mobility and street vendors.

Regenerative Bioregional Transitions

Regenerative Bioregional Transitions

The University of Limerick, School of Design, Ireland. The relationships between various perceived dimensions of designing for place-based, ecologically driven systems change.

Rising Adolescent Depression

Rising Adolescent Depression

Carnegie Mellon University, School of Design, USA. Factors related to adolescent depression synthesized to lend understanding to the systemic issues.

Sessional Design-Action Research Curriculum Framework

Sessional Design-Action Research Curriculum Framework

Centre for Changemaking and Social Innovation, Georgian College, Barrie, and Canadian Freshwater Alliance, Canada. How curriculum might shift a uniquely Canadian rural region towards a Flourishing Social Enterprise landscape

Vevelstad 2040

Vevelstad 2040

Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. A local community where industries are not dependent on each other, and benefit from each other’s knowledge.

VR to Fight Climate Change

VR to Fight Climate Change

Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, USA. Commercial VR as a tool to produce pro-environmental behavior that combats climate change.

Wealth to Well-being

Wealth to Well-being

Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. A systems exploration in imagining alternatives within housing in Norway.

Wicked Problems: The Opioid Crisis

Wicked Problems: The Opioid Crisis

Carnegie Mellon University, School of Design, USA. In response to the Opioid crisis, the map proposes leverage points to intervene in terms of education, policy, healthcare, the environment, and the economy.

Track me not

Track me not

Authors: Harshika Jain, Vaibhav Singh, and Praveen Nahar