1.4 Importance of Social Integration

“The Mortar of Assimilation — And The One Element That Won’t Mix”. Drawn by C.J. Taylor, 1889.

A 1994 briefing paper by United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) for the World Summit for Social Development highlighted that “social integration” held different meanings to different people — for some, social integration was a positive process about encouraging harmonious interactions between diverse communities in society, and providing equal rights and opportunities for everyone. The Panel on the…



A 2015/16 Hyper Island Masters thesis. How might we apply Experience Design to promote social integration between immigrants & locals? This publication contributes key design principles, to guide individuals & organisations with a passion for bringing about social integration.

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