MEDS WORKSHOPS

MEDS workshops take part each summer in different countries, focusing on various issues, themes, topics and settings that will help any designer to expand their experience. It is a chance to get in touch with diverse approaches to design, different building techniques, traditions and skills. MEDS workshops are not only practical but also theoretical with several conferences taking part.

MEDS: GENT 2017

It is seen how more and more citizens around the world engage themselves to shape their surroundings in different but collaborative ways:

Also in Gent, local initiatives experiment with new social models and question existing structures and habits. From local energy production and urban farming, to promoting circular, sharing economies, and gathering in maker’s collectives to engaging in local social events.

MINIMEDS WORKSHOPS

Apart from hosting a two weeks workshop every summer, MEDS is also supporting more events that take part at a different time of the year or for a shorter period. MiniMEDS are smaller workshops organised by a local team for a reduced group of participants, usually lasting no more than one week. Their partnership with MEDS brings mutual support, advertisement, share of skills and experiences.

MINIMEDS: PAESAGGI MIGRANTI

For it’s second edition, the project involves young designers, graphic designer, educators and artists in a process of reading and interpretation of the landscape surrounding the historical centre of Pennabilli, an ancient hamlet in the Romagna Appennines (Italy). The aim is to experiment communication and participation strategies regarding the territory and directed towards the identification of possible valorisation processes.