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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S House / Vo Trong Nghia Architects
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Rebel Architecture - This week features the work of Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia as he researches, designs, and builds a $4000 home in rural Vietnam
Nipa palm materials for affordable houses in Vietnam
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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bamboo childhood center: el guadual by feldman + quinones in colombia
El Guadual Children Center / Daniel Joseph Feldman Mowerman + Iván Dario Quiñones Sanchez. Villa Rica, Colombia
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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 Will Public Interest / Impact Design Look In 2024? 18 emerging and established practitioners weigh in for our first round-up
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."
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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Yasmeen Lari, first female architect in Paquistan who has built 36,000 houses for people in need because of floods and disasters.
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Watch Yasmeen Lari on Rebel Architecture Series
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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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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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in 2010, Spanish architect Santiago Cirugeda squatted this disused wasteland and established the Big Top, a self-built community centre.
Al Jazeera’s Rebel Architecture Series Premieres with Spain’s “Guerrilla Architect”
THE GUARDIAN : How Spain’s ‘guerrilla architect’ is building new hope out of financial crisis "As the state has withdrawn, Santiago Cirugeda has stepped in to turn abandoned sites in Seville and other Spanish cities into dramatic art spaces that are inspiring a new breed of architect"
UMN's College of Design Dean Thomas Fisher speaks about "Redesigning The Practice Of Architecture To Reach The 95%" on the Business of Architecture podcast
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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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.
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!