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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.
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.
Design Talks: Chris Reed
National Design Award winner Stoss Landscape Urbanism is a Boston-based collaborative design and planning studio that operates at the juncture of landscape architecture, urban design, and planning. The firm was established in 2000 by Founding Principal Chris Reed; Scott Bishop joined as Associate Principal in 2005. Stoss has distinguished itself for a hybridized approach rooted...
Design Talks: Timothy Prestero
Design that Matters, National Design Award winner for Corporate and Institutional Achievement, is a nonprofit design company that partners with social entrepreneurs to design products that address basic needs in developing countries. Led by cofounder Timothy Prestero, over 850 academic and professional collaborators have worked together to create dozens of product concepts, including a low-cost...
Reiko Sudo on Origami Textiles
Reiko Sudo, co-founder of Nuno textile company, discusses the development and fabrication of the origami scarf. 
Design Talks: Clive Wilkinson
National Design Award winner Clive Wilkinson is an architect, designer, writer and strategist with particular expertise in the application of urban design thinking to interior design, specifically in workplace and educational communities. He's created unique spaces for Google, Nokia, and Disney. In 2005, Clive was inducted into the Interior Design 'Hall of Fame'. In 2006,...
Intelligent Coalitions: Design & Social Impact
In February 2012, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, the Lemelson Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts brought together designers, planners, inventors, and funders from Australia, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas working in the public, private, and social sectors for the Social Impact Design Summit—a one-day participatory event to discuss strategies and actions to...
A Tribute to Bill Moggridge
Join us for an evening in celebration of the life and work of Bill Moggridge, design pioneer and director of the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Bill designed the first laptop computer, co-founded the renowned innovation and design firm, IDEO, integrated human factors into the design of computer software and hardware, and championed the integral...
Set in Style: Egyptian Bracelet
Egyptian bracelet, Paris, France, 1924 Promotional video from the Set in Style: Van Cleef & Arpels exhibition.