Winy Maas led debate on design's role in preventing terrorism

MVRDV founder Winy Maas joined a panel of speakers to discuss the relationship between city design and terrorism in this talk, which was the third in our Good Design for a Bad World series recorded during Dutch Design Week.

As terrorists begin to target pedestrians streets and city squares, this panel discussion hosted by Dutch Design Week international ambassador Marcus Fairs questions whether better design can help to prevent these attacks.

Winy Maas was joined by German novelist Ingo Niermann, security expert Tinus Kanters and Rotterdam-based architect Marina Otero Verzier to discuss whether the rising threat of terrorism can be solved through urban planning.

Dezeen hosted five panel discussions as part of our Good Design for a Bad World initiative. The talks were free to attend, and took place at the People's Pavilion at KetelHuisplein 1, in the Strijp-S district of Eindhoven.

Other talks include the rising issue of pollution, and the relationship between politics and design.