Collection by Miyoko Ohtake

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.

David Adjaye is better known for his buildings than his photos of buildings.
On display are Adjaye's image of African cities such as Niamey, Niger; Pretoria, South Africa; Maputo, Mozambique; and...
Here, a photo by Adjaye of Asmara, a city in Eritrea, a country bordered by the Red Sea, Sudan, Ethiopia, and Djibouti.
In Sustainable Futures, the other exhibition closing this week at the Design Museum, ideas for eco-friendly solutions...
Shown here on display at the museum is the C, mm, n open source hydrogen car designed by the Delft, Eindhoven, and...
Here, a rendering of the Solar Shuttle designed by SolarLab Research and Design.
Of the more strange displays is the Local River designed by Mathieu Lehanneur in collaboration with Antony van den...

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