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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. 

Energy Studies in Building Laboratory

March 4, 2015
The Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory provides a space for students to research topics such as energy and land use, develop new building materials and collaborate with the community at large.

Zimbabwe, Jess

March 4, 2015
Jess Zimbabwe is senior vice president of the Urban Land Institute and executive director of its Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use, which prepares mayors to be the chief urban designers of their cities.

Center for Towns

March 4, 2015
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is committed to preserving and sustaining the vibrant communities of the Eastern Shore and the lands and waters that connect them.

Noero, jo

March 4, 2015
Jo Noero is principal of Noero Architects, a community-based practice rooted in values of empowerment and service, distinguished for working with disadvantaged populations in South Africa.

Boonyabancha, Somsook

February 2, 2015
Somsook Boonyabancha is the Secretary General of the Asian Coalition for Housing Rights (ACHR), a coalition of organizations working on housing development for the urban poor in Asia, and is former director of the Community Organizations Development Institute (CODI) in Thailand. She has focused on "land-sharing" agreements between landowners and slum dwellers and squatters.

Hasan, Arif

February 2, 2015
Arif Hasan is chairman of the Urban Resource Centre and an advisor to an array of international organizations, including various United Nations agencies as well as The Orangi Pilot Project, a multi-part program focused on squatter areas of Karachi.

Hursh, Jonathan

February 2, 2015
Jonathan Hursh leads INCLUDEDcities, which works to engage urban leaders towards creating inclusive cities for migrant slum residents, and through social and educational programs and the construction of community centers.

Center for Land Use Interpretation

January 30, 2015
The Center for Land Use Interpretation is a research and education organization interested in understanding the nature and extent of human interaction with the earth’s surface, and in finding new meanings in the intentional and incidental forms that we individually and collectively create.

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