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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. 

SFNOMA – NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF MINORITY ARCHITECTS (BAY AREA)

August 8, 2017
WORK WITH US IN CIVIC CREATIVITY  Building on a deep legacy of community engagement, SFNOMA is your local design advocacy platform.  Member firms are civic creatives.  We work closely with communities and community leaders to develop experiences,... 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

Open Architecture Collaborative

July 6, 2016
The Open Architecture Collaborative is the platform for bringing together under resourced communities and architectural designers to actualize their full potential through positive action. The international network provides organizational support, individual trainings and resources, and a global network platform for community focused, volunteer design chapters.

[AUTONOMA] International Conference on Urban Autonomy and the Collective City

May 18, 2016
[AUTONOMA] is an initiative undertaken by a group of Onassis Foundation Scholars, and independent researchers, who joined their academic and professional background in Urban Design, Sustainability, Geography, and Urban Sociology to reflect on the vision of the collective city. [Speakers] Pier Vittorio Aureli /// Rafi Segal /// Cameron Tonkinwise /// Doina Petrescu /// Constantin Petcu /// Erik Swyngedouw /// Maria Kaika /// Stavros Stavridis /// Miguel Robles Duran /// Ethel Baraona Pohl /// Cesar Reyes Najera /// Nikos Belavilas /// Nikos Anastasopoulos ///Leopold Lambert

Downtown Design Studio

March 4, 2015
Through academic courses, design services, and research offered, the Downtown Design Studio works to build a sustainable and vibrant regional future based on ideas that encourage environmental integrity, protect natural and cultural resources, stimulate economic prosperity, and enhance the public realm.

Vlock Building Project

March 4, 2015
This studio allows students to work independently, as groups and as an entire cohort to design an affordable, effiecient and environmentally sustainable prototype for homes in New Haven.

Canning, Megan

March 4, 2015
Megan Canning is Deputy Director of the Design Trust for Public Space in New York, which works with city agencies and community collaborators to unlock the potential of the city's of public spaces.

Detroit Community Partnership Center

March 4, 2015
The Detroit Community Partnership Center at Taubman College supports student and faculty projects that address community identified needs and that advance the education and knowledge building mission of the University of Michigan.

Brown, Brent

March 4, 2015
Brent Brown is founder and executive director of buildingcommunityWORKSHOP, a Dallas-based nonprofit community design center best known for its Congo Street revitalization work.

Chin, Susan

March 4, 2015
Susan Chin is Executive Director of the Design Trust for Public Space in New York, which works with city agencies and community collaborators to unlock the potential of the city's of public spaces.

Weisz, Claire

March 4, 2015
Claire Weisz, is a principal of WxY, an architecture, urban design and planning firm, and was Co-Executive Director of the Design Trust for Public Space in New York from 2000-03, which works with city agencies and community collaborators to unlock the potential of the city's of public spaces.

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