Design Sprint 2021
Design challenge competition for students.
Design Sprint 2021 – Blockupy is a service design challenge competition related to urban spaces and development. The event was an intensive two-day workshop from briefing to judging during the Lahti Green Design Week in May.
This year’s design challenge was related to the utilization of empty commercial spaces and was provided by the Lahti – European Green Capital 2021 -project. The competition was facilitated by Sitowise, the smart city company.
Blockupy is a service design challenge competition related to urban spaces and development.
The competition was open for students in various design related fields. We encouraged multidisciplinary teams (i.e. design, business, architecture, landscape architecture, mobility, technology). Team size was limited to maximum four students each and six teams in total participated in the competition. The participating teams were selected based on applications delivered by April 18th 2021. The competition was arranged virtually by Teams application.