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Design with the other 90% : cities

Author: Cynthia E Smith; Cooper-Hewitt Museum.; United Nations.
Publisher: New York : Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Through essays, interviews, and profiles of 60 examples of community-led design, this second book in an ongoing series examines the issues arising from unprecedented urban growth, primarily in the informal settlements of emerging and developing economies, as well as efforts in urban planning, sustainable design, affordable housing, entrepreneurship, nonformal education, communication, food, security, water and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia E Smith; Cooper-Hewitt Museum.; United Nations.
ISBN: 9780910503839 0910503834
OCLC Number: 727701617
Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition ... organized by Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, and presented at the United Nations, October 15, 2011-January 9, 2012"--Colophon.
Description: 234 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Designing inclusive cities / Cynthia E. Smith --
Shack/Slum Dwellers International: interview with / Sheela Patel and Jockin Arputham --
Building new worlds: design and the second urban transition / Edgar Pieterse --
Urbanism manual: interview with / Gabriela Sorda --
Trusting that people can do it / Somsook Boonyabancha --
Ushahidi: interview with / Juliana Rotich --
Dirty work: landscape and infrastructure in nonformal cities / Christian Werthmann --
Abalimi Bezekhaya: interview with / Christina Kaba and Robert Small --
Digital drum: interview with / Sharad Sapra.
Other Titles: Design with the other 90 percent :
Design with the other ninety percent :
Responsibility: [Cynthia E. Smith [and others]].

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"Published on the occasion of the exhibition ... organized by Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, and presented at the United Nations, October 15, 2011-January 9,  Read more...

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