Design for the greater good: Amazing stuff! Buildings painted at the Santa Marta favela, Rio De Janeiro. Part of a much broader movement to improve the living conditions in slums and favelas worldwide.
The ongoing efforts are documented in a New York show: Design for the Other 90% which I would love to attend!
“The poor, are the creators and implementers of the most comprehensive and far-reaching systems for solving problems of poverty, housing and basic services.”
Somsook Boonyabancha, from the show’s catalogue.
(Discovered thanks to the New York Times)