Summer Show 2019 Dyson School of Design Engineering

Open Sandbox

Open Sandbox’s mission is to engage city-design stakeholders around critical-debates surrounding innovation processes and tools for collaboration.

Design Thinking Open Innovation Smart Cities Human-Centered Approach Design for Public Service

By Kristof van der Fluit

With the Open Sandbox toolkit, the vision is to bridge policymakers, public administrators, local government and private sector city-design stakeholders. The Open Sandbox approach aims to support creating informed tender briefs (challenge briefs), to allow for breadth and scope for design and innovation, towards aligning solutions to better meet citizen needs. Proving the potential scope for scaling into an encapsulating programme for local government and cities.

Open Sandbox’s vision to add to society is introducing a new pre-procurement incubator zone, to the existing public procurement process.