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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

[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

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

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\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\

Design Corps Fellowship

March 6, 2015
Design Corps focuses on historically underserved communities through advocacy, design and education. The Fellowship gives young designers the opportunity to explore PID and develop the necessary tools to excel in the field.

a.line.ments Public Outreach Studio

March 4, 2015
The a.LINE.ments studio at Clemson University allows students to engage with the local community, research, design and implement projects to enhance their work as Landscape Architecture students.

Community Design Assistance Center

March 4, 2015
The Community Design and Assistance Center works to partner sutdents and faculty with local non-profit organizations that would benefit from the skills and training of design students. Projects aim to alleviate social and enviornmental issues in the community.

Community Design Center

March 4, 2015
The goals of the Community Design Center are to assist community groups and non-profit organizations representing undeserved areas or under-funded projects and to work with state agencies, city departments, and other regional governmental entities.

Downtown Design Studio

March 4, 2015
Through academic courses, design services, and research offered, the Downtown Design Studio works to build a sustainable and vibrant regional future based on ideas that encourage environmental integrity, protect natural and cultural resources, stimulate economic prosperity, and enhance the public realm.

The Center for Building Knowledge

March 4, 2015
The Center for Building Knowledge provides new knowledge to inform the design of the built environment, ultimately creating more livable, effcient buildings.

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