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DiscoverDesign.org

October 10, 2017
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) presents DiscoverDesign.org as an online platform for engaging students, teachers, and mentors in the design process. 

SURI (Shelter Unit for Rapid Installation)

May 10, 2016
SURI is an innovative concept of shelter for emergency accommodation. Leader / Director: Pedro Sáez

Center for Building Communities

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

Urban Design/Build Studio

March 4, 2015
The Urban Design/Build Studio provides students and faculty with the opportunity to collabrate with local organizations to design socially conscious urban architectural solutions.

Reckford, Jonathan

March 4, 2015
Jonathan Reckford is CEO of Habitat for Humanity International, an ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman, and child--regardless of religion--should have a decent, safe, and affordable place to live.

Design/Build LAB

March 4, 2015
The Virginia Tech design/buildLAB is a Project Based Experiential Learning program focused on the research, development and implementation of innovative construction methods and architectural designs. Students collaborate with local communities and industry experts to conceive and realize built architecture projects that are both educational and charitable in nature.

Carter, Jimmy

March 4, 2015
President Jimmy Carter is an ambassador of Habitat for Humanity International, an ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman, and child--regardless of religion--should have a decent, safe, and affordable place to live.

Crossman, Elizabeth

March 4, 2015
Elizabeth Crossman is chair of Habitat for Humanity International, an ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman, and child--regardless of religion--should have a decent, safe, and affordable place to live.

Hinson, David

March 4, 2015
David Hinson leads the DESIGNHabitat program at Auburn University and is the co-author with Justin Miller of the book Designed for Habitat in addition to being head of Auburn’s School of Architecture.

Burney, David

March 4, 2015
David Burney served as New York City Department of Design and Construction Commissioner under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, ran a Design Excellence program for the city and helped create an array of public spaces throughout the city.

Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction

February 1, 2015
The Holcim Awards is an international competition that recognizes innovative projects and future-oriented concepts on regional and global levels.

Holcim Foundation

February 1, 2015
It is the mission of the Holcim Foundation to select and support initiatives that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence and enhanced quality of life beyond technical solutions. The Holcim Foundation therefore encourages sustainable responses to the technological, environmental, socioeconomic, and cultural issues affecting building and construction.

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