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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

Community Impact & Philanthropy Committee @ MKSK

May 10, 2016
The Community Impact & Philanthropy Committee at MKSK (Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, & Planning) provides pro bono and/or low-fee design and planning services that directly benefit the communities surrounding our five offices.  Completed projects include... Read More

Community Impact & Philanthropy Committee @ MKSK

February 5, 2016
The Community Impact & Philanthropy Committee at MKSK (Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, & Planning) provides pro bono and/or low-fee design and planning services that directly benefit the communities surrounding our five offices. Completed projects include landscape improvements in low-income neighborhoods, a master plan and meditation garden at a homeless shelter, and an Alzheimer\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\

Loeb Fellowship

March 6, 2015
Harvard Graduate School of Design’s Loeb Fellowship provides mid-career practitioners the opportunity to engage in a year of concentrated research and independent study. Through research and discourse with colleagues, Loeb Fellows grow as professionals and as empowered leaders.

Design/Build

March 4, 2015
The Fay Jones Design/Build program allows students to engage directly with real projects, helping them develop critical skills and simultaneously impact those around them.

PennPraxis

March 4, 2015
PennPraxis helps faculty find practice opportunities that match their interests and that provide real world opportunities to work with students for clients on design challenges and improve conditions in the community.

Center for Community Design Research

March 4, 2015
The Center for Community Design Research provides technical assistance, educational programs, and research projects that build community capacity to manage sustainable futures.

J Max Bond Center

March 4, 2015
The J. Max Bond Center serves as a resource for shaping the design of communities in New York and Harlem in particular.

American Indian Housing Initiative

March 4, 2015
The American Indian Housing Iniative works to collaborate with American Indian Communities in the creation of capacity-building sustainable development strategies and outreach projects. At the same time, students gain invaluable experience working on practical projects.

Kounkuey Design Initiative

March 4, 2015
Kounkuey Design Initiative is an innovative partnership specializing in the practice of architecture, landscape architecture and urban planning in areas where environmental degradation compromises quality of life. Our work brings together diverse participants - designers, specialist consultants, officials, and students, to enable residents to implement context-appropriate interventions that improve the health of their community.

Jerde Partnership

March 4, 2015
The Jerde Partnership is an architecture and urban planning firm that focuses on creating complex and distinct places where individuals can gather and share a sense of community. Jerde strives for authenticity within the site and the design and therefore creates a highly organized procession of entertainment, housing, nature, parks, public spaces, restaurants and shops that respond to the specific place. Through this holistic and place-based approach, Jerde strengthens neighborhoods both socially and economically. The firm collaborates with clients to conceptualize an authentic urban experience where people can interact with their community. Jerde takes a “co-creativity” approach in which collaborators envision a highly experiential experience that effortlessly blends architecture, environments, interiors, landscape, lighting and water features. Jerde Partnership creates site-specific experiential places that increase the quality of the users’ lives.

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