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Can design shape identity, health and housing?

From shaping our urban identity, to supporting our health and education institutions, to improving housing conditions for people in informal settlements, design can certainly play a powerful role. One Day 2 of the Designing Democracy Seminar thought leaders present their takes on the role of design across these diverse spheres.


Living in the Informal City

A partnership between Next City and Forum for the Future, Informal City Dialogues tells the stories of six cities; Accra, Bangkok, Chennai, Lima, Manila and Nairobi, aiming to to find ways to build resilient and sustainable cities in areas beyond official planning and regulations.