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26 Mar

Build tomorrow’s technology leaders! Sponsored by BOEING NASA GOOGLE!

FIRST Chesapeake District Bethesda Event Sponsored by BOEING NASA GOOGLE! Thousands of people walked through the doors of Walt Whitman High School over 2 1/2 days – and everyone seemed to have a smile on their face. What an event! I’m honored to be a Judge of this incredible event and I enjoyed a lot my weekend working with these incredible young people. It is with the help of dedicated individuals like many of us that we are able to do what we do best, build...

09 Aug

Arquitectura, Diseño y Tecnología en la Construcción Sostenible del Ambiente

Miercoles 16 de Agosto 2017 El IX Congreso Regional de Tecnología de la Arquitectura «Arquitectura, Diseño y Tecnología en la Construcción Sostenible del Ambiente», se desarrollará del 16 al 18 de agosto de 2017 en la Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo de la Universidad Nacional del Litoral, ciudad de Santa Fe, Argentina. Convocan al IX CRETA, las Facultades Miembros de la Red de Tecnología en Arquitectura: Argentina Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo de la Universidad Nacional del Litoral Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo...

14 Jul

Cmax System: Innovations you may not know were from Latin America and the Caribbean IDB

Highlighting the contributions of creative talent to social and economic progress, the Inter-American Development Bank today launched the e-book “Orange Economy: Innovations you may not know were from Latin America and the Caribbean”. The IDB uses the term “orange economy” to describe the cultural and creative industries, which include activities such as architecture, audiovisual arts, digital services, fashion, graphic and industrial design, handcrafts, music, and software. In 2015, it generated more than $124 billion in revenues and...

11 Mar

Nicolás García Mayor, un emprendedor humanitario

Paula Lugones / CLARIN Nicolás García Mayor, un emprendedor humanitario Un argentino presentó en EE.UU. un plan innovador para ayudar a refugiados Se instaló allí en busca de financiamiento para producir carpas que se arman fácil e incluyen agua, comida y baño. García Mayor comanda desde Washinton su emprendimiento. Mientras el presidente de los Estados Unidos Donald Trump suspende y limita el ingreso de refugiados que huyen de las guerras, un argentino sueña en Washington con poder ayudarlos a vivir dignamente en situaciones de crisis. Se...

19 Feb

FACES OF LEADERSHIP Nicolas Garcia Mayor – Innovative Ways to Help Refugees

FACES OF LEADERSHIP Nicolas Garcia Mayor – Innovative Ways to Help Refugees Industrial Designer talks about the huge refugee crisis and what his organizations are doing to provide aid and support Nicolas Garcia Mayor talks innovative approaches to the Refugee Crisis at our Young Cultural Innovators Forum II Patrick Wilson | 19.02.2016 Nicolas Garcia Mayor has spoken to Salzburg Global Seminar in our Faces of Leadership video project filmed during our 

21 Sep

CCTV China Game changer – Nicolas Garcia Mayor

Americas Now Game changer For this week’s Game Changer on “Americas Now,” meet Argentina’s Nicolas Garcia Mayor. Nicolas has designed an emergency shelter for victims of natural disasters. Called CMAX, it looks like a tent, folds up and can be transported too. It even comes with collapsible furniture. The world has seen more and more extreme weather and storm systems, in recent years.  And according to the United Nations, 22 million people were displaced by natural disasters in 2013. Garcia Mayor’s goal...

11 Jan

Housing the Displaced – American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Housing the Displaced – by James Pero, Mechanical Engineering Share ASME It isn’t often that a grad school project can land you a visit with the Pope. But anyone who’d like to try may want to talk to Nicolás García Mayor. In 2001, at the age of 21, he developed the Cmax System as a graduate student in industrial design at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata in Argentina. Named for his younger brother, Carlos Maximiliano, the Cmax is...

12 Jun

Un argentino sorprendió a la ONU con un refugio móvil para desastres naturales

Diego Yañez Martínez / LA NACION Abre los ojos. No puede creer lo que ve en la pantalla. La emoción lo invade. Un correo electrónico, el emisor: la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU). Le piden que exponga su proyecto ante la Asamblea General del organismo, el próximo 18 de septiembre. Pasaron doce años desde que desarrolló el habitáculo como proyecto final de la carrera de Diseño Industrial....

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