India’s Elastic Cities

November 4, 2011 | No Comments »

Over the next months while the Design with the Other 90%: CITIES exhibition is on display at the United Nations Headquarters in New York several individuals whose own research explores the exhibition’s subject matter have been invited to write blog entries sharing their insights, related research and projects. – Cynthia E. Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design, […]

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Design Exchanges

October 26, 2011 | No Comments »

Design with the Other 90%: CITIES exhibition opened last week at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to large crowds and international press. The exhibition’s location provides a unique opportunity to connect numerous stakeholders, including design professionals, non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, academics, those in the public and private sector, and the general public. During my […]

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Design with the Other 90%: CITIES

June 20, 2011 | No Comments »

Yerwada Slum Upgrading Project, SPARC Samuday Nirman Sahayak and Pune Municipal Corporation, with Society for Promotion of Area Resource Centers, National Slum Dwellers Federation, and Mahila Milan, Shack/Slum Dwellers International affiliates. Yerwada slum, Pune, INDIA. Photo: © SDI Cities don’t make people poor; they attract poor people. The flow of less advantaged people into cities […]

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