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A Tree Grows In The Backyard


Despite the 21st century’s advances in science, technology and medicine, no one has yet been able to conquer death. As it has throughout history, death remains the great leveler, for kings and junkies, barmaids and opera singers. Everyone dies; there’s no app for that. 
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Green Burials: Recycling our Loved Ones


Over the next two weeks on the Cooper-Hewitt Design Blog, students from an interdisciplinary graduate-level course on the Triennial taught by the Triennial curatorial team blog their impressions and inspirations of the current exhibition,‘Why Design Now?’.
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