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Guidebook: Design Action Research with Government

img_boston_watercolorThe Design Action Research with Government (DARG) guidebook describes how government, community organizations and academic researchers can collaborate on developing new tools, processes and knowledge for innovating civic life in cities.

The 21-page booklet created by Emerson College’ s Engagement Game Lab in collaboration with Boston’ s Office of New Urban Mechanics.

The DARG approach calls for pairing civic inventors with academics and, through design experimentation and continuous on-the-ground testing, building things that real citizens willingly use.

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Read more at: The Boston Guide to Design-Driven and Research-Honed Civic Innovation