Summer in Washington, DC

Design for the Other 90% opened in Washington, DC on April 28, 2010 at the National Geographic Museum’s 17th Street galleries, through September 6, 2010. Admission is free.

Photo: Megan Seldon, National Geographic Society, 2010

Alan Parente (left) and Rich McWalters of the National Geographic Museum install the Solar Home Lighting System, one of the low-cost solutions on display. The solutions highlighted are the result of collaborations between engineers, designers, students, professors, architects and social entrepreneurs working to respond to the needs of underrepresented populations.