mobility

Thailand’s Transport Solution


In my own research, “The Owners of the Map: Motorcycle taxi drivers, mobility, and politics in Bangkok”, I explore the emergence and internal functioning of the motorcycle-taxi industry, as well as the drivers’ personal histories, and their attempts to be recognized as stake holders and service providers in the city.
Design with the Other 90%: Cities, Exhibition, transport, transportation, Thailand, Bangkok, traffic, drivers, passengers, motorcycle, taxi, navigate, mobility

Threesome Rescue Wheelchair User


Yesterday our education team was hosting a professional development teacher training program with the New York City Department of Education. One of their participants came in very upset because his wheel chair had broken a block away from the museum and he was not able to be mobile without it.
facilities, museum staff, teacher, training, wheelchair, broken, repair, mobility

"Why Design Now" - Triennial Highlights


Sunday January 9th was the last day of our National Design Triennial, open since May 14th. How can almost nine months go so fast? 
Why Design Now, Triennial, Exhibition, energy, mobility, community, materials, prosperity, health, communication, simplicity, categories, themes, global, efficiency, participatory, scale