Design for the other 90%

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Organization, Sep 30, 2007 - Architecture - 144 pages
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Of the world's total population of 6.5 billion, 90%, have little or no access to most of the products and services many of us take for granted; in fact, nearly half do not have regular access to food, clean water, or shelter. 'Design for the Other 90%' explores more than thirty projects which reflect the growing movement among designers, engineers, students and professors, architects, and social entrepreneurs to design low-cost solutions for this other 90%. Published in conjunction with a major exhibition on view at the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, 'Design for the Other 90%' highlights a wide variety of design innovations that address the basic challenges of survival and progress faced by the world's poor and marginalized.

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Everyone can benefit from good design. Read full review

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User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

Skimmed it. Sister ordered it on inter-library loan. Interesting stuff to consider. Somewhat technical but I suppose it would make fascinating reading material for an engineer or very hands-on environmentalist. I just didn't have the time/attention span to delve into the text. Read full review

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