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Babajob - Design with the Other 90%: CITIES


Description of Babajob, a mobile and web based program aimed at connecting employers with job seekers in India.
India, social, mobile, technology

Proyecto Rehabitar_CITIES exhibition


2011. Editors: Esteban Bisio and Domingo Pablo Risso Patron. Courtesy of Proyecto Rehabitar. In response to the deterioration of public housing in Argentina, Proyecto Rehabitar ("Rehabilitation Project"), led by architect Eduardo Bekinschtein, is implementing rehabilitation work in partnership with the housing secretary, municipal agencies, and community groups.
Argentina, social, Architecture, developing

Text to Change_CITIES exhibition


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


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

Teens Create Socially Responsible Campaigns


One of the exciting aspects of Design with the Other 90%: Cities is the ability to connect the international themes of the exhibition to a New York setting. In our second DesignPrep workshop held at the United Nations, teens examined key issues highlighted in the exhibition.
designprep, program, Teens, youth, Workshop, United Nations, New York City, NYC, social, responsibility, issues, international, campaigns, iPad, teamwork, proposals, John Emerson

Ascendant Public Architecture


Public architecture in South America put North America to shame. There’s something about the emerging Latin American countries that promotes viable, scalable, building projects that can transform a neighborhood, even a city – for everyone.
Design for the Other 90% Cities, Exhibition, Architecture, public, South America, Latin America, resources, Medellin, Colombia, instititutional, building, Santiago, Chile, housing, social, Elemental

Designing Media - Alexandra Juhasz


Alexandra Juhasz is a professor of media studies at Pitzer College in California, where she teaches video production, film and video theory. She has given a lot of thought to the social impact of YouTube.
Alexandra Juhasz, media studies, professor, video, production, theory, YouTube, course, class, connectivity, democratization, Bill Moggridge, designing media, Interview, MIT press, design media, social, impact

The Tangible Earth Project - Professor Shinichi Takemura


I first met Shinichi at the Indaba design conference in Cape Town, South Africa, where his presentation captivated everyone in the audience. I immediately asked him if he would like to be interviewed for Designing Media and he enthusiastically accepted.  
Tangible Earth, shinichi takemura, professor, Installations, natural, disasters, earthquake, tsunami, holistic, sustainable, digital, globe, projector, sensors, interaction, interactive design, Bill Moggridge, designing media, Interview, MIT press, design media, social, impact

Designing Media - Jorge Just


While studying history and political science, Jorge fell in love with the public radio program This American Life, so he taught himself to edit audio, moved to Chicago, and applied for an internship with the program. Ira Glass gave him the opportunity and helped him learn the art of storytelling.
Jorge Just, this american life, ira glass, storytelling, YouTube, music, band, OK Go, dance, routine, viral, video, Open, contest, competition, fans, communication, Here it goes again, treadmill, Bill Moggridge, designing media, book, Interview, MIT press, design media, social, impact

Designing Discussion


There is no shortage of practical objects in the 2010 Triennial. You will see everything from noble solutions for global issues, to networking sites that ensure our most mundane thoughts never go unpublished
Why Design Now, Triennial, Exhibition, pratical, objects, Dunne + Raby, moral, social, implications, technology, Risk Watch, political, stability, provocative, critical, humor, absurdity, discussion

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