DOE

Bringing Graphic Design to the Classroom: Workshop with Curator Ellen Lupton


This free program was for high school teachers interested in entering student work into the Department of Education's annual Cover Design Competition.
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2011 Cover Design Competition


Every year, the Department of Education distributes thousands of school directories to students and their families across New York City. The Department of Education and the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum worked together to select student entries for the 2011-2012 cover directory design.
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Straw and Earth


An energy-efficient straw bale house is being built on the Mall, across the street from the US Capitol. Natural builders from around the country converged on Washington DC to construct the straw shelter and a bamboo shade structure. 
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