Platform of Hope (Ashar Macha)_CITIES exhibition

Friday June 28, 2013

2010. Editor: Quamrul Hasan. Courtesy of Quamrul Hasan.

Dhaka is projected to become the second largest city in the world by 2015. The Platform of Hope stands in stark contrast to the constant threat of eviction faced by Korail residents, and reflects their desire and ability to improve their dense settlement.

Bangladesh, Dhaka, Architecture, landscape

Text to Change_CITIES exhibition

Friday June 28, 2013

2011. Editor: Bas Hoefman. Courtesy of Text to Change.

Text to Change partners with national governments, United Nations agencies, mobile-communication providers, for-profit companies, and NGOs to design free, accessible health, education, economic-development, and transparency programs that aim to effect change through customized information and services.

developing, mobile, technology, social

Medellín Metrocable and Northeast Integral Urban Project_CITIES exhibition

Friday June 28, 2013

2010. Editors: Juan Osorio Salas, Telemedellín, Universidad EAFIT--Medellín, Colombia, Urbam Medellín, Center for Urban and Environmental Studies, EAFIT. Courtesy of editors.

New public transportation and elevated cable cars, coupled
with the design of social and physical interventions through the Integral Urban Project, have successfully transformed Medellín into an inclusive city for all of its residents.

Urban Design, Medellin, transportation, social

Harlem Focus | Garden Design: The Art of Color, Variety and Form

Thursday June 27, 2013

Join curators and gardeners from the Central Park Conservancy as they discuss how the unique landscape informs the design of the Central Park Conservatory Gardens.

Central Park, Harlem Focus, gardening, horticulture, landscape architecture, John Reddick, marie warsh

Set in Style: Zip Necklace

Thursday June 20, 2013

Set in Style: The Process

Thursday June 20, 2013

Exploring the design process of Van Cleef & Arpels. 

Set in Style: Camel brooch

Thursday June 20, 2013

Camel brooch, Paris, France, 1926

Set in Style: Chinese Hats

Thursday June 20, 2013

Chinese Hats suite of jewelry, Paris, France, 1931. Made for the Exposition Coloniale.

Set In Style: Claude Arpels Jr.

Thursday June 20, 2013

Set in Style: Egyptian Bracelet

Thursday June 20, 2013

Egyptian bracelet, Paris, France, 1924