Urban Africa and Sustainable Futures
This weekend marks the end of two exhibition's at London's Design Museum. Closing are Urban Africa: David Adjaye's Photographic Journey, which opened March 31, and Sustainable Futures: Can Design Make a Difference? (on display at the Design Museum in association with Puma.Safe). The shows are on through Sunday, September 5, but if you can't make it, click through our slideshow of highlights.
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- This weekend features two hands-on events and exhibitions demonstrating high-tech, energy-effiencent systems you can install in your home as well as the closing of some of the season's top…
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- This week we're adding a new feature to our weekly Out and About articles: slideshows featuring images from each of the weekend's highlighted exhibitions.
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