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Socially responsible design in America presented in Cooper Hewitt exhibition

12 January 2017

Buildings skyline

The design solutions in the exhibition ranged from rapid-recovery housing to drinking water access for migrants.

The museum’s curator of socially responsible design travelled around the country to find design solutions that fostered equitable and sustainable communities.

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Indicators of  progression for discussion starters:

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology  Use this and other examples to  describe how societal and/or environmental issues can influence what people decided to make, how they would undertake planning, the selection of resources,and how they would make and test an outcome 3
characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to critique the role of technology in the development of sustainable environments 8

Keywords: sustainable, design, characteristics of technology

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