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Rethinking Behavioural Change for “Total Sanitation” in India

After 50% of households in the state of Jharkhand constructed toilets, all households were classified as manushya(human), billi(cat), and suwar(pig) based on their defecation behaviours and their status is made publicly visible at a prominent place by the members of … Continue reading

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Iterative Design for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

In 2008 when the Gallaudet University in Washington DC, a university dedicated to the education of the deaf and hard of hearing, realized that their buildings were falling short of the standards of design and innovation required for the deaf … Continue reading

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One Week Until Design Public Conclave

We are one week away from Design Public III: Trust, Participation, Innovation, a conclave bringing together government officials, private sector, social sector, funding agencies, specialists, entrepreneurs, and academics to discuss and debate the challenges, goals, and strategies of transforming India … Continue reading

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Designing Communities for Social Sustainability

Population growth is going to have profound impacts on politics, economics, and society in the coming decades, one issue being the basic question: Where are we going to put these people? “UN surveys indicate that…by 2030 over two billion people … Continue reading

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Imagination at Work

What is your preferred way of leaving a meeting, by fireman pole or by slide? Companies that work in the realm of creative innovation have designed environments for their employees that encourage imagination, activity, and fun. Lego’s Denmark office is … Continue reading

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