By the People: Designing a Better America

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How can design alleviate power? By the People explores the interplay and commonalities between poverty relief and design solutions. The third book to result from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's groundbreaking series of exhibitions dedicated to socially responsible design, this book features 60 design profiles, nine essays and interviews, and more than 450 images that bring to light design's important role in addressing social, economic, environmental, and spatial disparities. Worker-owned enterprises, productive landscapes, affordable housing, alternative transportation, and civic toolkits are just a few of the inspiring designs for a more just and equitable America.
ISBN 9783899556919. Die Gestalten Verlag.
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How can design alleviate power? By the People explores the interplay and commonalities between poverty relief and design solutions. The third book to result from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's groundbreaking series of exhibitions dedicated to socially responsible design, this book features 60 design profiles, nine essays and interviews, and more than 450 images that bring to light design's important role in addressing social, economic, environmental, and spatial disparities. Worker-owned enterprises, productive landscapes, affordable housing, alternative transportation, and civic toolkits are just a few of the inspiring designs for a more just and equitable America.
  • Author
    Cynthia Smith; ed. Cooper Hewitt Museum
  • Publisher
    Die Gestalten Verlag
  • Release
    December 2016
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    256 pages. full colour. 27 x 21 cm
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    in stock
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  • Date added
    December 2016