The first day of Design for Government was opened by Marco Steinberg’s talk: Redesigned State. Marco runs the strategic design practice, Snowcone & Haystack, based out of Helsinki. Prior to Snowcone & Haystack, Marco was Strategic Design Director at Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund (2008-2013). There he led Sitra’s Strategic Design capability, launching a range of initiatives to systemically address the acute need for strategic improvement in the public sector which included:
Helsinki Design Lab (HDL), a global initiative to help address today’s large scale strategic redesign & transformation needs; Design Exchange Programme (DEP), an initiative embedding designers within public sector organisations; Low2No, a transitional strategy to create national carbon free urban development market in Finland through a real estate development project in downtown Helsinki.
Provided by Creative Sustainability
This lecture is provided by Creative Sustainability (CS), a joint master’s degree programme at School of Arts, Design and Architecture, School of Business, and School of Engineering of Aalto University. CS is a multidisciplinary learning platform in the fields of architecture, business, design, landscape planning, real estate and urban planning.