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Title Design with the other 90% : cities / [Cynthia E. Smith ... [and others]].

Published New York : Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  720.91724 DESI    DUE 24-09-19
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 234 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), plans (some colour) ; 28 cm
Notes "Published on the occasion of the exhibition ... organized by Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, and presented at the United Nations, October 15, 2011-January 9, 2012."--Colophon.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 224-225) and index.
Contents Designing inclusive cities / Cynthia E. Smith -- Shack/Slum Dwellers International: interview with / Sheela Patel and Jockin Arputham -- Building new worlds: design and the second urban transition / Edgar Pieterse -- Urbanism manual: interview with / Gabriela Sorda -- Trusting that people can do it / Somsook Boonyabancha -- Ushahidi: interview with / Juliana Rotich -- Dirty work: landscape and infrastructure in nonformal cities / Christian Werthmann -- Abalimi Bezekhaya: interview with / Christina Kaba and Robert Small -- Digital drum: interview with / Sharad Sapra.
Summary Through essays, interviews, and profiles of 60 examples of community-led design, this second book in an ongoing series examines the issues arising from unprecedented urban growth, primarily in the informal settlements of emerging and developing economies, as well as efforts in urban planning, sustainable design, affordable housing, entrepreneurship, nonformal education, communication, food, security, water and sanitation, and public health in these communities.
Other author Smith, Cynthia E.
Cooper-Hewitt Museum.
United Nations.
Subject Industrial design -- Developing countries -- Exhibitions.
Industrial design -- Social aspects -- Exhibitions.
Industrial design -- Environmental aspects -- Exhibitions.
Community development, Urban -- Developing countries -- Exhibitions.
Urban beautification -- Developing countries -- Exhibitions.
City planning -- Developing countries -- Exhibitions.
Housing -- Developing countries -- Exhibitions.
Variant Title Design with the other 90 percent : cities.
Design with the other ninety percent : cities.
ISBN 9780910503839 (paperback)
0910503834 (paperback)