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Call for Entries: McGill College – An Avenue Reinvented International Multidisciplinary Urban Design Competition

The city of Montréal is launching a Multidisciplinary Urban Design Competition for the redevelopment of Avenue McGill College into a public square. Located in the…

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Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor

The Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor is a new tool to monitor and assess the performance of 'Cultural and Creative Cities' in Europe vis-à-vis their…

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C40 Reinventing Montréal – Winner announced

The team comprising construction company Pomerleau, architecture firms ACDF* Architecture, Gensler architecture & Design Canada, and L’OEUF win the Reinventing Montréal, an international competition. The…

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Istanbul is a Host Candidate for UNESCO Creative Cities Network Conference 2021

Istanbul, which has participated in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network since 2017, is a candidate for the 2021 Annual Conferences of the Creative Cities Network…

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Chinese UNESCO Creative Cities, guests of honour of the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne 2019

For its 2019 edition, the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne has focused on Chinese design. Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing and Wuhan – the 4 UNESCO Design Cities…

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“Challenging the City Scale” final book of the European project Human Cities 2014–18

Final book of the European project Human Cities 2014–18: An inspiration tool to co-create more human cities with inhabitants and creative people.

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Review: Forum UNESCO Cities of Design “Cooperation & Impact” in Saint-Etienne

The Forum "UNESCO Creative Cities - Cooperation and Impact" reflected on design as a strategic lever and economic and cultural exchange.

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Inclusive Design Report

The "Inclusive Design Monitoring Report” showcases the progress of 62 inclusive design projects across the city that touched 70,000 people in Detroit in 2018.

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Statement on New Zealand terror attacks

The members UCCN stand in solidarity with the people of New Zealand and our colleagues in UNESCO Cities of Auckland (Music) and Dunedin (Literature).

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COD100: Sonja Schwaighofer’s Weblog

Sonja was granted a scholarship by the City of Graz to work and live 100 days in Dundee UNESCO City of Design. This is her…

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New Design-Website Istanbul

Istanbul launched a new website and invites everyone to visit it and thus spread the power of creativity within design networks.

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Winner for the Place des Montréalaises Competition revealed

Lemay + Angela Silver + SNC-Lavalin win the International Multidisciplinary Landscape Architecture Competition, for their design of the Place des Montréalaises. The international jury retained…

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Study: How design transforms cities and its people

Understanding the design community transformation, challenges and opportunities following the nomination of Dundee and Graz as an UNESCO Cities of Design!

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Degree Program Design Management 2018/19

The Degree Program Design Management in Graz focuses on operational, functional and strategic design; the first class graduated in July 2018; the next class starts in…

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100 Days in a UNESCO City of Design

Graz-based creative people of all design fields get the opportunity to work in a company in a UNESCO City of Design and thus widen their…

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General Principles for Calls

At the Annual Meeting in Poland the majority of all UNESCO Cities of Design representatives agreed on sharing regulations for endorsing calls for participation.

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Call: User Experience related work

You are a student with experience in the field of UX-Design and want to prove your UX-Skills in an international competition? Then go ahead and apply…

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Call: Designers in Residence

Designregio Kortrijk is looking for 3 highly motivated and recently graduated designer-makers or creative artists to join in a regional residency in Kortrijk, Belgium.

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Publication: Design takes up residence

In 2014 the French Ministry of Industry launched an ambitious programme for businesses the Designers in residence scheme. To further disseminate the benefits of this programme, it…

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What designers can do

What designers can do is the eight yearbook to date, and was published 2017 with a completely new design. It presents 86 theses from the 2016/17…

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Seoul Upcycling Plaza opens

The Seoul Design Foundation has been working on the biggest up-cycling hub in Korea, the Seoul Upcycling Plaza.

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