You know how you should probably be cleaning something in your home? Right now? One woman spent decades of her life designing a house that would do the cleaning for her.
Read Margalit Fox's obituary for Frances her: https://nyti.ms/2uzJZb1
Watch Lily Benson's movie: https://bit.ly/2xHx89P
And if you want to see the SCH how Frances imagined it, her original model is on display at the Hagley Museum in Wilmington, Delaware: https://bit.ly/2lbTuKj
An indoor river, a wall of plants, a cheeseburger stand - what more could a classroom need? An elementary school science teacher uses a unique building to empower her students.
Find out more about the Living Building Challenge http://bit.ly/2Jl2yDQ and the building at Bertschi http://bit.ly/2HHRbZE.
Just because the problem is huge, doesn't mean the solution has to be. Two architects are building tiny homes in backyards to house Seattle's homeless.
Design Can Save the World is Julia Drachman and Ula Kulpa.
Our music is by Phoenix Glendinning, with additional music from Blue Dot Sessions.
Our artwork is by Will Stack.
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Design Can Save the World is a narrative podcast about creative problem-solving.
We're launching in early 2018.
Music by Phoenix Glendinning
Artwork by Will Stack
Special thanks to Ryan Sweikert and Doug Beyers.
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