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Artists For Humanity

September 11, 2017
Artists For Humanity’s (AFH) mission is to bridge economic, racial, and social divisions by providing under-resourced urban youth with the keys to self- sufficiency through paid employment in art and design. Our mission is built on twin philosophies: Engagement in the creative process is a powerful force for social change, and creative entrepreneurship is a productive and life-changing opportunity for young people and their communities.

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

[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

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

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

Archeworks

March 9, 2015
Archeworks uses public interest design education to build more sustainable and equitable communities regardless of the community’s resources. Their programs and workshops equip designers with the skills and tools necessary to work with communities most in need of high impact design.

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.

DSGN AGNC

March 4, 2015
Design Agency encourages political engagement through collaborative multidisciplinary research and design. DSN AGNC challenges current architectural practices by creating new possibilities within the architectural and urban design process that respond to the needs of the people over the demands of economic and political powers.

Center for Building Communities

March 4, 2015
The Center for Building Communities challenges cultural and architectural norms to create more livable, sustainable communties.

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