Impact and Legacy of Design for Social Innovation Solutions

  • Davide FassiEmail author
  • Francesca Piredda
  • Pierluigi Salvadeo
Part of the Research for Development book series (REDE)


This chapter is about the impact and legacy of the campUS project related to the wider topic of universities as drivers of social innovation. It involves a comparison of the previous chapters, offering a discussion of the research actions conducted in the campUS programme. By discussing the various actions implemented, the specific or shared methodologies adopted and the different results obtained, this chapter seeks to interpret the individual operations and results achieved and highlights cross-cutting issues as both paradigmatic and challenging in the field of participatory design: time, scale, governability, impact and integration.


Social inclusion and cohesion Collaborative services Spatial design Urban spaces User-centred design Cross-cultural research Co-design Storytelling Prototyping 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Davide Fassi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Francesca Piredda
    • 1
  • Pierluigi Salvadeo
    • 2
  1. 1.Design DepartmentPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  2. 2.DAStU—Department of Architecture and Urban StudiesPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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