World Class Ideas

July 2011

Necessity breeds knowledge

‘Design with the Other 90 Percent: CITIES’ is a mighty exhibition, currently staged by the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. And it is high time for such. Proving that there is much to be learned from the world’s majority poor population to solve the many problems of our modern world, projects are presented that show how very simple solutions can essentially be.
Shack/Slum Dwellers International Yerwada Slum Upgrading Project
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