Public Interest Design
Profiling the people, projects, and promise of a movement in the making. www.publicinterestdesign.org
This week on Rebel Architecture features the work of Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia as he researches, designs, and builds a $4000 home in rural Vietnam.
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Vo Trong Nghia architects. Aération prévue entre la toiture isolée et les murs pour répondre aux contraintes du climat Vietnamien.
Vo Trong Nghia Architects; S House (New Construction); tp. Tân An, Long An Province, Vietnam, 2014.
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#architecture : Vo Trong Nghia unveils second prototype for low-cost Vietnam housing
Second prototype for low-cost Vietnamese housing by Vo Trong Nghia architects
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vo trong nghia architects develops prefabricated dwellings for vietnam
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Entries to The Lighthouse 2014 Design Impact Award are due Friday, September 5th. Winning projects will receive a prize of £5,000 along with a feature in a public exhibition.
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Powerful and eye-opening: this week on Rebel Architecture, "The Architecture of Violence" travels to Israel, Palestine, and the Occupied West Bank with architect Eyal Weizman who demonstrates how architecture has contributed to the evolution of urban warfare.
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Read about how El Guadual Center in Colombia was built using participatory design methods that involved the whole community and helped to organize a complex program.
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Brilliant Bamboo: This Colombian Children’s Center Proves How Participatory Design Can Produce Amazing Architecture http://architizer.com/blog/brilliant-bamboo-this-colombian-childrens-center-proves-how-participatory-design-can-produce-inspired-architecture/
Brilliant Bamboo. Early Youth Development Center. Location: Villa Rica, Colombia; firm: Daniel Feldman and Ivan Quiñones; year: description: Exercises in participatory design over three years got the whole community involved in the creative process, and resulted in a complex of buildings that everyone feels truly belongs to them.
El Guadual Children Center / Daniel Joseph Feldman Mowerman + Iván Dario Quiñones Sanchez, slanted bamboo columns and sunshades, kids, round windows
Brilliant Bamboo: This Colombian Children’s Center Proves How Participatory Design Can Produce Amazing Architecture
Bamboo childhood center ‘el guadual’ a new pole of activity to bring the surrounding community closer together
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El Guadual Children Center / Daniel Joseph Feldman Mowerman + Iván Dario Quiñones Sanchez
bamboo childhood center: el guadual by feldman + quinones in colombia
MASS Design Group's new video "Nziza Cyane: Landscapes that Heal" features the collaboration between senior director Sierra and master gardener Jean Baptiste in Rwanda.
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Landscapes and gardens matter for the healing process. Watch MASS senior director Sierra and master gardener Jean Baptiste discuss working together designing and creating landscapes at MASS projects.
How will public interest/impact design look in 2024? 18 emerging and established practitioners weigh in for our first round-up.
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How do you think the field of public interest/ impact design will look in 10 years? Amongst the eighteen responses below, we see a resounding vision for more established methods, metrics, tools, and a mainstream position within the wider design and architecture industries. With these designers and many more at the helm of this movement, the promise for what we can achieve by 2024 is very bright.
Inspiring article “What Kind of Prison Might the Inmates Design?” on the restorative justice design workshops that Deanna VanBuren is coordinating nationwide.
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New book released on 'Architecture Live Projects' by Harriet Harriss and Lynette Widder -- a collection of essays and case studies on work completed "in the borderlands between architectural education and built environment practice."
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Today at 11:30pm BST/ 6:30pm ET/ 3:30pm PT: learn how 'Rebel Architect' Yasmeen Lari has built over 36,000 homes using vernacular techniques and local materials for Pakistanis affected by floods and earthquakes.
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Rebel Architecture: Ana Naomi de Sousa | Assemble Papers by Emily Wong. Photo courtesy Ana Naomi de Sousa/Al Jazeera.
"Working on the fringes of the law, rebel architects are trying to improve people’s lives in tough areas. From floating homes to disaster-proof houses and bamboo domes, Aaron Millar meets the men and women building for their communities."
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How architect Yasmeen Lari became one of the most successful providers of disaster relief shelters in the world
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Calling seasoned architects, engineers, & graphic designers in NYC: Design Trust is seeking fellows to collaborate on a new program to develop guidelines for ground floor retail and community space in mixed-use developments. Apply by Sep 15th!
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Out My Window by Gail Albert Halaban Hitchcock's Rear Window comes to mind -book of photographs of city dwellers peering into their neighbors' windows,
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So interesting to wonder about every life taking place in each little window... Voyeuristically photographing New York City apartments by Gail Albert Halaban
Gail Albert Halaban Voyeuristically Photographing New York City Apartments You should consider always keeping your curtains closed if you are neighbors with photographer Gail Albert Halaban! Based in New York, the artist gets to know her neighbors by photographing the unsuspecting subjects through open and exposed apartment windows. At first, the project, Out My Window, seems a little bit invasive, but after reading a little bit more, it turns out that she actually stages..
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Voyeuristically Photographing New York City Apartments by Gail Albert Halaban.
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The Work Department is seeking a Project Manager to join their small team of communication designers & strategists in Detroit. Work on #socialimpact projects that make a difference.
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Chicago-based Archeworks is offering two courses in public interest design for the 2014-15 Sustainable Urban Design certificate program. Apply by Sep 15th!
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Al Jazeera's 'Rebel Architecture' series premieres today with "Guerilla Architect" Santiago Cirugeda in Spain. Tune in at 11:30pm BST / 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT today or later this week to watch the first of six episodes.
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Al Jazeera’s Rebel Architecture Series Premieres with Spain’s “Guerrilla Architect”
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This summer, Al Jazeera aired “Rebel Architecture,” a series featuring architects who use design as a form of resistance and activism. By designing for the majority rather than the elite, the architects in “Rebel Architecture” are tackling the world’s urban, environmental and social problems. Check out more pictures on our blog or watch all episodes for free now!
The ‘post-nuclear spider’ structure at the heart of La Carpa, Seville’s first self-built arts space. (The Guardian; Photograph: Woody James/Rebel Architecture)
Al Jazeera’s Rebel Architecture Series Premieres with Spain’s “Guerrilla Architect”
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From Al Jazeera's 'Rebel Architecture' series.
Spain: Rebel architecture in times of crisis
Do you have an idea that makes cities more livable? Submit your ideas to the first annual Orange Social Design Award, created by SPIEGEL ONLINE and KulturSPIEGEL, for a chance to win one of two €2,500 prizes.
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Van Alen Institute recently launched the Future Ground competition to transform abandoned lots into resources for the people of New Orleans. Registration and RFQs due September 29th.
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bcWORKSHOP is now accepting applications to the annual Fellowship Program for recent grads in architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, and planning.
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New release: Humanitarian Architecture - 15 Stories of Architects Working After Disaster by Esther Charlesworth features well-known and emerging designers working in post-disaster areas around the world.
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Learn more about new community-based nonprofit Public Interest Design -- Levant located in Beirut, Lebanon.
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Support recent architecture grads Abe Drechsler & Brian Gaudio research and document life in South American informal communities this summer by donating to their Indiegogo campaign by Thursday, Aug 14th.
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Join the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco on September 4th for "Design Gone Good" night and hear more about impact design, including a talk from Krista Donaldson. Ticket sales open Monday, August 11th, at noon PT so act quickly!
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Check out the 2014 Core77 Design Award winners, including 2 for #socialimpact category!
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Read more about our first series of guest posts leading up to the launch of the Impact Design Hub (plus 'impact design' explained.)
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Y:Cube by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners: affordable, lightweight, stackable housing units that can 'pop-up' in vacant lots!