Design Museum Dharavi

Thema: An innovative, nomadic cultural space. Beschreibung: One of Asia’s largest ‘slums’, Dharavi is an informal settlement located right in the centre of Mumbai, India. A majority of homes in areas notified as “slums” by the government are built in bricks, steel and cement, by experienced teams of contractors, masons, plumbers, electricians and carpenters. One … Weiterlesen

Can City

Thema: Recycling urban waste into something more useful/valuable. Beschreibung: A project based in São Paulo where a mobile foundry operates around the city’s streets. The foundry smelts aluminum cans using waste vegetable oil collected from local cafes as fuel. The moulds and the finished pieces are all made on location, turning the street into an … Weiterlesen