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tractiondesign

Joined in May 2020

About Us

Traction is a design activism, research and education non-profit organization based in Peru, Nepal and Seattle, Washington.

 We focus on the design, implementation and assessment of community-driven interventions in the built environment & place particular emphasis on the integrated, interdisciplinary design of distributed infrastructure and public space.

 Traction aims to improve human and environmental health and well-being, to build the capacity of designers and other professionals to work effectively with marginalized urban communities and to gather evidence that informs best practices in these contexts

Traction is a design activism, research and education non-profit organization based in Peru, Nepal and Seattle, Washington.

 We focus on the design, implementation and assessment of community-driven interventions in the built…

Issue Areas Include

  • Community Development
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Health & Medicine
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Hunger, Food Security

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