An online resource for designing a better world.

October 10, 2017
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) presents 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

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

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

Bamboo for Lost Cost Housing

May 10, 2016
Utilising bamboo for addressing housing shortfall across the globe. Leader / Director: Prashant Lingam

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


May 10, 2016
Nicolas-Patience Basabose is the Head of Design at EbenezerStudio (Pty) Ltd, a creative, cross-disciplinary design firm with global reach offering services in different fields of design. Our studio has offices in Johannesburg, South Africa and... Read More

Enterprise Community Partners

March 6, 2015
Our mission is to create opportunity for low- and moderate income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving communities. - See more at:

Ways and Means Toolkit

March 6, 2015
The Ways and Means Toolkit offers guidelines and best practices for integrating socio-economic resources within communities.

Dorr, Pam

March 4, 2015
Pam Dorr is executive director of Hale Empowerment & Revitalization Organization which works as a catalyst for community development in the Alabama Black Belt to end rural poverty though economic development, community resources, housing education, and affordable housing construction.

Architecture in The Public Interest

March 4, 2015
Architecture in the Public Interest is a program of North Carolina State's School of Design that is primarily focused on designing sustainable and affordable housing.


March 4, 2015
Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) is a neighborhood-based community developer. They were started by the community in 1975 “to preserve, promote and develop the Seattle Chinatown International District as a vibrant community and unique ethnic neighborhood.” 

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