Lille Métropole 2020 World Design Capital

Expanding the scope of the term design” to the world as a whole, used as a verb to qualify human action on the environment, is a way of giving ourselves the means to act.

The exhibition Uses of the world” invites us to consider social, environmental, architectural or agricultural alternatives that have been chosen across every continent ; enlightening experiences that allow us to think about and inhabit the world differently.


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1 — Ice Stupa Glacier, Ladakh, Inde Sonam Wangchuk © Sonam Wangchukchez 2 — chez Chedad et sa femme Lalla Mauritanie, Adrar, Ouadane, mars 2018 © Ferhat Bouda / Agence VU’
3 — vue des montagnes à Khorog depuis le stade local Tadjikistan, 2016 © Davide Monteleone / Agence VU’
4 — habitation sur lave États-Unis, Hawaï, 2015 © John Sanphilippo
5 — Food, Agro care Wieringermeer, Middenmeer, avril, 2012 © Henk Wildschut
6 — test d’une voûte en brique – Francis Kéré Gando – Burkina Faso © Francis Kéré architecture