1st International Conference
on Design & Industry

22-24 APRIL 2024

Braga, Portugal


This edition will be organized by the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon  (FA ULisboa), in partnership with the School of Design (ESD) of the Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (IPCA), the Department of  Communication and Art of the University of Aveiro and the OIKOS research group of the Research Institute for Design, Media and Culture (ID+), the School of Applied Arts (ESART) of the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco (IPCB), and Rethink – Research Group on Design for the Territory (CIAUD).

The conference operates under the scope of the Research & Education in Design research group (REDES) from the Center for Research in Architecture Urbanism and Design (CIAUD).


This conference aims to foster and actively develop a joint reflection within a transdisciplinary scientific exchange, which enhances innovation through Design and Industry for a better future with a strategic vision.

for different futures

beyond economic growth