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Design as an Instrument of Public Policy in Singapore and South Korea

This report examines the role of design as an instrument of public policy in Singapore and South Korea. The intent of this work is to assist Canada in crafting its own approach to design by learning from the experiences of these two countries.

Design is defined here as the first step by which ideas become reality and concepts take form. In this report, design ranges across a variety of different scales — from products to buildings to entire cities — and as such includes not only the traditional design disciplines of architecture, urban design, landscape architecture and industrial design, but also emerging ones such as interaction design and experience design. Singapore and South Korea were selected for this study because they have some of the most vigorous and progressive design policies in the world. Although this report focuses primarily on these two countries, examples and comparisons are also made with other countries where appropriate.

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