Glass House Collective is currently represented in the NYC Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum as a part of the exhibit: By the People: Designing a Better America. Right now, GHC Executive Director, Teal Thibaud, is visiting NYC with co-founder Katherine Currin this weekend to mark the opening of the exhibit. They were pleasantly surprised to find photos about Glass Street featured in the New York Times.
It came as a huge and humbling honor for the GHC co-founders to see their How To Guide document along with a photo display and stools from Zachary Reynolds of Woodwise Urban Designs exhibited along with a stunning array of designers and community development and place-making initiatives from across the country.
By the People: Designing a Better America, is the third exhibition in Cooper Hewitt’s series on socially responsible design, and will be on display from Sept. 30 through Feb. 26, 2017. “The first exhibition in the series to focus on conditions in the U.S. and its bordering countries, ‘By the People’ explores the challenges faced by urban, suburban and rural communities. Organized by Cynthia E. Smith, Cooper Hewitt’s curator of socially responsible design, the exhibition features 60 design projects from every region across the U.S.”
Read more and see images on the museum’s exhibit website here!
Find the exhibit’s official press release here!
Shout out to our fellow Chattanooga representation in the NYC exhibit, as the Chattanooga Public Library’s 4th Floor was featured in a different section of the same exhibit!