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  • international mother language day

    Arts & Culture, Environmental Design

    Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. All moves to promote the dissemination of mother tongues will serve not only to encourage linguistic diversity and multilingual education but also to develop fuller awareness of linguistic and cultural traditions throughout the world and to inspire solidarity based on understanding, tolerance and dialogue. International Mother Language Day was proclaimed by UNESCO's General Conference in November 1999 in recognition of the sanctity and preservation of all vernacular languages in the world. The event began being observed from 21 February 2000 throughout the world to commemorate the martyrs who sacrificed their lives on this date in DHAKA in 1952. The background to the proclamation of the International Mother Language Day was a proposal from Bangladesh at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris on 17 November 1999 to declare 21 February as an international day on the ground that on this day many had sacrificed their lives for their mother tongue. It was argued that, since the languages of the world are at the very heart of UNESCO's objectives and since they are the most powerful instruments for preserving and developing the tangible and intangible heritage of nations and nationalities, the recognition of this day would serve not only to encourage linguistic diversity and multilingual education but also to develop a fuller awareness of linguistic and cultural traditions ...

  • Colours in repose

    Arts & Culture, Environmental Design


    A natural phenomenon

  • Hello all


    I'm new to DESIGN 21. And yes, I'm trying to learn the ropes here. I actually found out about DESIGN 21 when I was looking at graphic design contests. I entered the "Languages matter!" contest several days ago and I feel pretty confident about my design. Paris is definitely on my mind. Good luck to everyone that entered.

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    Source: ARCHITECT Magazine Publication date: 2008-12-01

    By Andrew Yang

    For many Beijingers, the best moment during this summer's Olympics was not the grand opening ceremony or a heroic athletic feat—it was the ability to see the sky. As China prepared for the Olympics, all kinds of measures were put in place: shutting down industrial factories curbed air pollution, and traffic restrictions cut by 50 percent the number of cars on the streets. So, during the games, the appearance of blue skies and unjammed roadways reminded many, for the first time in a long while, how Beijing could seem pleasant and feel intimate.

    After five years of Olympics-related construction, and nearly two decades of increasing investment in China, what is the future of China's megasized building culture? August's Olympics frenzy immediately segued into the financial crises of September, and while the United States and Europe deal with the biggest economic disaster in a century, the view from within China is ... surprisingly, business as usual. If anything, a through-the-roof economy is giving way to an economy that's just vastly expanding.

    That's not to say that the country won't experience a delay in some of its major projects; no country is immune in the current downturn, and China is in fact slowing down. In October, the government reported that during the period of July through September, China's economy grew only 9 percent—a boon for most nations, but not for fast-growing China, where 10 perc...


    Environment, Environmental Design


    Create a campaign of awareness of the FSC logo and its mission.

  • Wood Paper Checkmark Competition

    Environment, Communication Design


    Concisely communicating the purpose of the mark, indicating responsible forestry procedures and giving the consumer a way to impact and imprint by consuming only products with the mark.

  • Wood Paper Checkmark Competition

    Environment, Communication Design


    similar concept to the one used in the banner, visually communicating the various impacts of the forestry industry.

  • Wood Paper Checkmark Competition

    Environment, Communication Design


    The idea of the expansive impact that our forestry industry have on the environment, food, transportation, housing, climate, economy, visually communicated through images housing and utensils growing out of the ground and all interconnected.

  • Wood Paper Checkmark Competition

    Environment, Communication Design


    I thought about communicating the impact we have and the imprint we leave on the environment and used fingerprints to visually communicate the point. The tree is reflected to represent both the roots as well as the cyclic and continuous nature of our ecosystem and global environment.

  • be ++

    Arts & Culture

    change your eyes filter. . . fly to higher camp into the sky. . . find your wings,... your golden wings. . . fly high.

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