Good design can make a difference, spark creativity, and teach a job. The Design for Communities project by NGO LiveinSlums and Giacomo Moor involved kids and locals in creating furniture for a school in one of Kenya’s largest slums. The initiative is on show at Assab One in Milan.
Trump’s wall and the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) splitting the Korean peninsula in two… These border walls are just the tip of a global iceberg. Archipanic explores protectionist and divisive constructions across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
The exhibition in the Nordic Pavilion in Venice shows how modern Scandinavian architecture became an essential component of foreign aid to East Africa in the period 1960–80, and how the ideals of the Nordic welfare system found expression in a number of construction projects.