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Design Exchange Panel


As residents of informal settlements collaborate more and more with designers, governments, and organizations, truly innovative solutions and ideas are emerging. This panel featuring exhibition participants will discuss what they are doing to meet the demands of growing urban populations and new economies. Panelists include representatives from: - Shack/Slum Dwellers International - Design With Africa initiative - University of Buenos Aires - WASSUP (Water, Amenities and Sanitation Services Upgrade Project)
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Sustainable and Inclusive Cities


Cities all over the world are rapidly expanding and facing issues such as climate change, rapid urban migration and overburdened public services. This panel discussion focuses on initiatives that seek to include those who have been marginalized by established cities, especially the poor, women, youth and entire communities. Panelists include representatives from: - Kounkey Design Initiative
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Case Study: Community Upgrading in Bangkok, Thailand


This discussion is centered on Thailand's Baan Mankong Community Upgrading Project, a particularly successful example of housing improvement, land-tenure security, and infrastructure development that places slum communities at the center of the upgrading process.
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