• This visual essay is the outcome of a critical inquiry into the implementation of social design initiatives. By expanding the discourse on the topic and proposing approaches towards continuity, we hope to contribute to the “Beyond Projects” mindset and practice.

  • Proposing five approaches for continuity and durational practice of Social Design

  • Embedded approach

    Embedding an initiative in an existing organisation or institution
  • Independent approach

    Creating a new self-standing initiative
  • In-house approach

    Becoming a product or service owner
  • Methodological approach

    Translating the initiative into transferable knowledge
  • Place-based approach

    Creating a new (physical) hyper-local space