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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

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

The Elevated Studio

May 10, 2016
The Elevated Studio promotes social equality by expanding access to values-driven design that helps individuals and communities achieve economic and physical resilience and sustainability. FOUNDED BY DESIGN PROFESSIONALS AIMING TO ELEVATE INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES THROUGH... Read More

Advance Aid

March 4, 2015
Advance Aid is all about innovation in humanitarian aid and development. Their aim is to look for new approaches and to bring all of the creativity and skills of the business world to the provision of aid and development products and services.

Aung Din, Debbie

March 4, 2015
Debbie Aung Din is co-founder of Proximity Designs, which works with rural farming families in Myanmar to develop technologies and services to help alleviate poverty.

Taylor, Jim

March 4, 2015
Jim Taylor is co-founder of Proximity Designs, which works with rural farming families in Myanmar to develop technologies and services to help alleviate poverty.

Darden, Tom

March 4, 2015
Tom Darden III of the Make It Right Foundation has built nearly 100 homes in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, and is now also embarking on projects outside the Crescent City.

Pitt, Brad

March 4, 2015
Brad Pitt of the Make It Right Foundation has built nearly 100 homes in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, and is now also embarking on projects outside the Crescent City.

Sinclair, Cameron

March 4, 2015
Cameron Sinclair is a co-founder of Architecture for Humanity and a co-editor of the two Design Like You Give a Damn books.

Stohr, Kate

March 4, 2015
Kate Stohr is a co-founder of Architecture for Humanity and a co-editor of the two Design Like You Give a Damn books.

Tata, Ratan

March 4, 2015
Ratan Tata is the head of The Tata Trust, a foundation focused in part on the maintenance of physical infrastructure, such as hospitals and schools as well as post-disaster relief.

Ying-Chun, Hsieh

March 4, 2015
Hsieh Ying-Chun is an architect works in rural areas of Asia that have been decimated by natural disaster, training villagers to build locally appropriate dwellings with greater safety, structural integrity, and sustainability.

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