Lecture on Design without Borders Uganda by Kathinka Hasselknippe

Dear all designers and non-designers interested in the power of design in all contexts; and particularly in design for development and humanitarian design,

Industrial designer Kathinka Hasselknippe

will hold a lecture on

Design without Borders Uganda

At 12:30 on Tuesday the 16th of May in room 137, first floor of the Department of Design, NTNU

Kathinka has recently returned from a one year design experience working for Design without Borders in Uganda.kathinka

She will give a lecture about

  • her own work in Uganda,
  • work opportunities for designers in the new DwB
  • the transformation process that DwB has gone through, by moving from being a Norad funded project onto being a separate foundation with an independent business model.


More information about DwB can be found at http://www.designwithoutborders.com/

Or contact kathinka.hasselknippe@gmail.com


About Brita Fladvad Nielsen

I'm a Postdoctoral researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. My focus is on Smart Energy Communities in urban settings as well as design of energy-devices for emergency settings and design for humanitarian markets, especially for refugee camps in rural areas of Africa. I blog about my research approach Design Thinking on www.designthinkingresearch.wordpress.com and about humanitarian design at www.designforselfreliance.wordpress.com . I am also a mother of a child who is deaf, and I blog about her language development on Aurorasittsprak.wordpress.com
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One Response to Lecture on Design without Borders Uganda by Kathinka Hasselknippe

  1. tarawge.com says:

    Great post! Continue the good work.

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