Worldwide, billions of people have little access to things that many of us take for granted: shelter, food, clean water, transportation, and health care. But what they lack in resources, many make up for with determination and resourcefulness. This series, inspired by the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum exhibition, takes a closer look at the ingenious ways that people are teaming up to find solutions to daunting urban problems. From Africa to South America to Asia - visionaries around the world show how good design can solve problems and create a better future - for 100% of us.
See how designers and innovators around the world are tackling issues of urban poverty with determination and ingenuity.
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From the simple, to the profound to the life changing, see how design ideas and solutions are making a difference in the lives of millions around the world.
2/4 • 2011 • Design
A changing environment and shifting population patterns present significant new demands on cities worldwide. Luckily, people are coming up with ingenious answers.
3/4 • 2011 • Design
Come see how an organization founded by 50 street beggars is now building a brand new town in Kenya.
4/4 • 2011 • Design