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DiscoverDesign.org

October 10, 2017
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) presents DiscoverDesign.org as an online platform for engaging students, teachers, and mentors in the design process. 

Energy-efficient Stud Wall Panels

August 22, 2017
Below and attached is some current information about our wall panels for construction of energy-efficient homes and apartments.   It is not necessary to have previous experience with our panels.  We offer a day of... Read More

SFNOMA – NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF MINORITY ARCHITECTS (BAY AREA)

August 8, 2017
WORK WITH US IN CIVIC CREATIVITY  Building on a deep legacy of community engagement, SFNOMA is your local design advocacy platform.  Member firms are civic creatives.  We work closely with communities and community leaders to develop experiences,... Read More

Call for Entries: 2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

February 13, 2017
The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries... Read More

Open Architecture Collaborative

July 6, 2016
The Open Architecture Collaborative is the platform for bringing together under resourced communities and architectural designers to actualize their full potential through positive action. The international network provides organizational support, individual trainings and resources, and a global network platform for community focused, volunteer design chapters.

University of San Francisco Architecture & Community Design

May 23, 2016
The contemporary metropolis and its relationship to peri-urban and rural settings are complex. Our department creates an environment where students engage with and learn from the city and surroundings through innovative architectural design and real world projects that make a significant difference in the lives of underserved communities. Architecture, urban design, city planning, and landscape design—our department delivers an interdisciplinary education inspired by design that does some good.​

[AUTONOMA] International Conference on Urban Autonomy and the Collective City

May 18, 2016
[AUTONOMA] is an initiative undertaken by a group of Onassis Foundation Scholars, and independent researchers, who joined their academic and professional background in Urban Design, Sustainability, Geography, and Urban Sociology to reflect on the vision of the collective city. [Speakers] Pier Vittorio Aureli /// Rafi Segal /// Cameron Tonkinwise /// Doina Petrescu /// Constantin Petcu /// Erik Swyngedouw /// Maria Kaika /// Stavros Stavridis /// Miguel Robles Duran /// Ethel Baraona Pohl /// Cesar Reyes Najera /// Nikos Belavilas /// Nikos Anastasopoulos ///Leopold Lambert

Fluxus System

May 18, 2016
Our mission is to enhance sustainable development in communities across the economic spectrum by providing governments, the private, public sectors and NGOs with a new way of building quality, sustainable and affordable housing for all.... Read More

SURI (Shelter Unit for Rapid Installation)

May 10, 2016
SURI is an innovative concept of shelter for emergency accommodation. Leader / Director: Pedro Sáez

The Elevated Studio

May 10, 2016
The Elevated Studio promotes social equality by expanding access to values-driven design that helps individuals and communities achieve economic and physical resilience and sustainability. FOUNDED BY DESIGN PROFESSIONALS AIMING TO ELEVATE INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES THROUGH... Read More

Pyatt Studio Architecture + Planning

May 10, 2016
At Pyatt Studio, we design buildings, places, and communities that provide a better quality of life for people. Our lens is wider. We believe that architecture is bigger than a single building, it’s a social... Read More

KTK-BELT Studio

May 10, 2016
KTK-BELT Project is a platform for farmers, teachers, designers and environmentalists working together to build community-based biodiversity conservation land trust for the eastern region of Nepal. Leader / Director: Priyanka Bista

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