Design with the other 90% cities. Cooper-hewitt.
The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is offering a series of free public programs in conjunction with the “Design with the Other 90%: Cities” exhibition, on view at the United Nations through Jan. 9, 2012.
Organized by Cynthia E. Smith, the museum’s curator of socially responsible design, the exhibition explores design solutions to the challenges created by rapid urban growth in informal settlements, commonly referred to
as slums. [ cooper-hewitt calendar/register ]
[ upcoming public programs include ]
3 november – Design Exchange Panel; 6:30 – 8 pm
17 november – Sustainable and Inclusive Cities; 6:30 – 8 pm
1 december – Case Study: Community Upgrading in Bangkok, Thailand; 6:30 – 8 pm
venue – united nations | first avenue at 46th street | new york
registration – all programs are free of charge. registration is mandatory. no drop-ins will be admitted due to (un) security requirements. [ cooper-hewitt calendar/register ] or 212 849 8353