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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

Center for Community Arts and Cultural Policy

March 4, 2015
Center for Community Arts and Cultural Policy works to create leaders in the cultural community who can develop relevant policies and research and cultivate public interest in cultural heritage in the American West.

Center for Housing Innovation

March 4, 2015
The Center for Housing Innovation provides consulting services to architects and planners involved in a wide range of building projects seeking efficient use of energy and material resources. Through reseach, product design and construction protoype development, members help inform government agencies and community projects.

Design Matters

March 4, 2015
Through research, advocacy and action, Designmatters engages, empowers and leads an ongoing exploration of art and design as a positive force in society.

Five Borough Farms

March 4, 2015
Five Borough Farm, a project of the Design Trust for Public Space, offers a roadmap to farmers and gardeners, City officials, and other stakeholders to understand and weigh the benefits of urban agriculture.

Center for Community Development

March 4, 2015
The Pratt Center for Community Develoment creates innovative models for sustainable and equitable communities directly shaped by their on the ground experience with community-based organizations and small businesses throughout New York City.

Resource Center for Raza Planning

March 4, 2015
RCRP contributes planning and research to traditional New Mexico communities to improve natural resource preservation efforts, community development and design.

Center for Urban Economic Development

March 4, 2015
The Center for Urban Economic Development seeks to understand how urban and regional economies can develop in ways that create broadly shared prosperity.

Making Policy Public

March 4, 2015
Making Policy Public is the The Center for Urban Pedagogy's (CUP) series of foldout posters that use graphic design to explore and explain public policy.

Community Design Center of Pittsburgh

March 4, 2015
Community Design Center of Pittsburgh supports under-served areas in transitional communities; advocates, educates, and engages the public in good design; and strengthens and stabilizes the design center.

Pratt Center for Community Development

March 4, 2015
The Pratt Center for Community Development is a group of urban planners, organizers and policy experts at Pratt Institute helping New Yorkers build sustainable neighborhoods.

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