Alternate urban design praxis gains momentum

Tasmi Quazi Asiye eTafuleni (AeT) was recognized by the Curry Stone Design Prize amongst 100 “most influential socially engaged design practices” referred to as the “Social Design Circle”. As one of the few award platforms that has consistently highlighted the role of inclusive urban design, the Curry Stone Prize has probed deeper by looking at … Read more

Collaborative Design: An Alternate Way

Tasmi Quazi Collaborative Design: An Alternate Way, is the title and proposition of an article written by Asiye eTafuleni’s (AeT) Research Officer, as featured in the KZ-NIA Journal 1/2013, from pages 10-13.  It is the feature article in a special journal edition called “Spilt Milk”, an initiative aimed at fostering collaboration and inclusivity between architects … Read more

The Launch of ‘Design with the Other 90%: CITIES’

A Reflection by Tasmi Quazi The launch of the ‘Design with the Other 90%: CITIES’ exhibition, a project by the Smithsonian-Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum,  was kicked off with a press preview held on the 14th of October 2011, and the Opening Event on the 17th of October at the United Nations (UN) Visitors Centre’s … Read more

TV-series Production of the Warwick Junction Story

On the weekend of the 21-22 May 2011, Warwick Junction hosted an energetic film crew representing the Smithsonian Channel for the TV series production of ‘Design with the other 90%’. This is a complimentary project of the exhibition under the same banner to be held at the United Nations Visitors Centre in New York later … Read more