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FAQs - Public Space Design

Public space comes in many forms: publicly owned parks, streets, and sidewalks, privately owned public spaces and temporary spaces that appear and disappear. They could be under a flyover, around a water body, or anywhere else.<br>
Public Space design is about keeping focus on “ Public” while creating spaces that add value to quality of life of an individual in a city. Public Space Design incudes spatial design, interior design and brings together public art, digital storytelling, policy and planning. At Srishti Pubic Space design concentrates on Participatory and Universal Design.

If you feel that public spaces can make a meaningful contribution to solving our problems of urbanism, if you believe that the achievement of good governance and equality depend on ample availability of public space and you are passionate about being involved in the design of public spaces that are inclusive then you have the right aptitude to become a public space designer.

Anybody with a four year under graduate degree and a sensitivity towards how people live, how we plan and manage our cities and what relationship we share with the environment can apply for a master in design in public space design.

You will work with spatial designers, artists, public historians, policy makers and other professionals who are constantly pushing the boundaries of public space design
The program will better inform your ability to design spaces, engage with discourses and formulate policies related to public space. You will have the opportunity to explore public space design either through discourse or through design with a strong emphasis on inclusion and sustainability. Research, develop and innovate new ways in which people’s experience of public spaces can be enriched. Learning at Srishti is primarily through studios and workshops that provide you with hands on experience of working on real life projects.

A program in Public space design is an ideal qualification for those students who wish to pursue a career that entails researching, designing, planning and engaging with a wide range of stakeholders. You could work in creative industries such as architecture, architecture journalizing and publishing, landscape design, interiors and urban design. You could also be an advocate for social, economic and environmental change in public space design.