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Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos

Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos

Born in São Paulo, Loschiavo is a philosopher and full Professor of Design in the College of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of São Paulo. She received both her MA (1975) and a PhD (1993) in Aesthetics from the University of São Paulo and has taught in several universities and research centers around the world. She is deeply committed to design and social responsibility issues. She is a scholar of the National Council for Scientific, and Technological Development of Brazil, (CNPq), and spent some years researching the ‘catadores’ (waste pickers) and the relationship between the desperately poor of modern Brazilian society and its accumulating wastes. She is the editor of the book, Design, Waste and Dignity, which is available free here.


The future of waste picking
December 16, 2019 from our Video Panels In this conversation we speak to Cecilia Santos who has direct experience of working with waste picker communities how the world can better make use of their lives and talents. Read More

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