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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. 

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

Emerging Voices Award

March 6, 2015
The Emerging Voices award spotlights individuals and firms based in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape design, and urbanism.

a.line.ments Public Outreach Studio

March 4, 2015
The a.LINE.ments studio at Clemson University allows students to engage with the local community, research, design and implement projects to enhance their work as Landscape Architecture students.

Center for Changing Landscapes

March 4, 2015
Center for Changing Landscapes is an interdisciplinary research and outreach center that combines design/planning expertise with natural resource expertise and knowledge to support land use and community form decision-making at the local, regional, and state levels.

Trumble, Anne

March 4, 2015
Anne Trumble is founder and executive director of Emerging Terrain, a research and design collaborative most recently working in Nebraska to engage the public about factors shaping the built environment.

de Monchaux, Nicholas

March 4, 2015
Nicholas de Monchaux is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and founder of Local Codes, identifying and assessing underutilized urban spaces.

The Future of Design

February 2, 2015
Thirty-two designers, critics and provocative thinkers come together to talk about how design is evolving across disciplines, including architecture, landscape architecture, interactice, industrial, and interior design.

David, Joshua

February 2, 2015
Joshua David is co-founder of Friends of the High Line, having transformed the once-abandoned elevated railway in Manhattan into a breathtaking public park.

Hammong, Robert

February 2, 2015
Robert Hammond is co-founder of Friends of the High Line, having transformed the once-abandoned elevated railway in Manhattan into a breathtaking public park.

Aga Kahn Foundation

February 1, 2015
The agencies of the AKDN are private, international, non-denominational development organisations. They work to improve the welfare and prospects of people in the developing world, particularly in Asia and Africa, without regard to faith, origin or gender. Its programmes are designed to bring a critical mass of economic, social and cultural activities to bear on a given area. Its projects encompass many of the determinants of the quality of life, including the natural and built environments in both urban and rural areas, food security, health, education, access to financial services and economic opportunity, as well as the cultural areas of traditional music, architecture and art. Some programmes, such as specific research, education and cultural programmes, span both the developed and developing worlds.

Dlandstudio

February 1, 2015
dlandstudio takes an interdisciplinary design approach to create detailed, ecological and site specific architecture and landscape architecture. Although strongly conceptual, dlandstudio’s design work is entrenched in the specifics of place, program, client and construction.

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