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Interviews


12.17.13: John Thackara

Ecuador, Open Knowledge, and ‘Buen Vivir’: Interview With Michel Bauwens
John Thackara interviews Michel Bauwens, founder of the P2P Foundation, is to lead a strategic policy project for Ecuador’s government called Free/Libre Open Knowledge (FLOK), also known as the social knowledge economy project.
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12.08.11: The Editors

Designing an Educational Breakthrough
A new initiative recruits young adults to create ways to promote adolescent literacy
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10.19.11: Alexandra Lange

Architecture Research Office
Interview with Stephen Cassell and Adam Yarinsky on the occasion of their National Design Award
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06.22.11: John Thackara

The High-Tech Permaculture Metabolic Engine Greenhouse
Interview with industrial ecologist Eva Gladek about a net-zero-impact urban farm system called Polydome.
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06.01.11: Maria Popova

A Voice for LGBTQ in the Middle East
Interview with Esra'a Al Shafei, founder of Ahwaa, a portal for LGBTQ issues in the Middle East
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05.10.11: Claire Lui

Can't Live With It, Can't Get Rid of It
Interview with Susan Freinkel, author of Plastic: A Toxic Love Story.
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04.28.11: Maria Popova

Educating for a Future Within Our Sight
Interview with Rita J. King about reimagining the future of education and work.
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04.07.11: Maria Popova

Coffee Common

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03.02.11: Julie Lasky

Alex Steffen: Worldchanging II
Interview with Alex Steffen on the new edition of his book Worldchanging
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02.20.11: John Thackara

Africa: Where Events Are King
John Thackara interviews Mugendi M’Rithaa.
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12.20.10: Maria Popova

Helping People Help Their Narratives
Interview with Andrew McGregor, founder of The Tiziano Project
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11.17.10: Alexandra Lange

Dan Wood
A conversation with WORKac architect Dan Wood about design, food and cities.
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09.22.10: Jade Dressler

Degrees of Temporary
Interview with Claudia Zanfi, co-founder of the cultural organization aMAZElab in Milan.
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08.09.10: Meena Kadri

Tinkers, Hackers, Farmers, Crafters
Interview with Emeka Okafor, founder of Maker Faire Africa.
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07.08.10: Vera Sacchetti

"But Teacher! That’s Not Design!"
Interview with Portuguese communication designer Barbara Alves about teaching in Mozambique.
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05.12.10: Kate Andrews

Dori Gíslason
Interview with design educator Halldór Gíslason about his work in Mozambique.
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02.08.10: Meena Kadri

Finding Innovation in Every Corner

Interview with management expert Anil Gupta, who seeks to reduce poverty by finding, broadcasting and nurturing examples of innovation among India's poor.


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12.18.09: Alexandra Lange

Casey Jones
Interview with Casey Jones, director of design excellence and the arts for the U.S. General Services Administration.
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09.29.09: Bradford McKee

New Grub Street
Interview with photorapher Jonas Bendiksen following the opening of his exhibition "The Places We Live."
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09.23.09: John Thackara

John Thackara Answers Your Questions
John Thackara answers questions from the readers of DESIGN 21.
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09.23.09: John Thackara

Design & Development: Interview with 4baq
John Thakra discusses sustainability, design and development with 4baq.

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09.03.09: John Emerson

Pressed into Service
Interview with Lincoln Cushing, co-author of Agitate! Educate! Organize!: American Labor Posters.
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08.17.09: John Thackara

Get Out of Your Tents!
In an interview with OK Do, John Thackara urges us to do real things in the real world.
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07.15.07: John Thackara

Design for (Im)mobility: Interview with Domus
John Thackera defines and explains the importance of ethnoecology.
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06.14.06: John Thackara

Cities, Design and Democracy: Conversation with Sunil Abraham in Cluster
John Thackara and Sunil Abraham sit down for an in-depth interview with Cluster Magazine.
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