Design with the Other 90% Cities

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)
Design with the Other 90% Cities, Exhibition, UN, United Nations, collaboration, panel discussion, Shack/Slum Dwellers International, Design With Africa initiative, University of Buenos Aires, WASSUP, Water Amenities and Sanitation Services Upgrade Project, panelists, panel, talk, long, public program

Favela Chic


With the unprecedented increase of informal settlements, or favelas, and a large percentage of the world’s urbanization happening informally, contemporary urban discourses and practices have re-centered their attention on urban informality.
Design with the Other 90% Cities, Exhibition, urbanization, favelas, settlements, informal, urban informality

Design by the Rest


What does it mean to be a developing country? Among other things, it means that the country’s future is to become developed, or so it seems.
Design with the Other 90% Cities, Exhibition, Design for the First World, Dx1W, competition, developing countries, developed countries, problem solving