On Friday, January 14, 2022, the Design for the Common Good International Exhibition opened in the Center for Visual Art on the campus of Metropolitan State University of Denver. And all of us at Blue Star Integrative Studio are honored to be represented as part of a collaborative community-led design project in partnership with the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes.
Exhibition open January 14th through March 19th The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced that Metropolitan State University of Denver has been selected for a $20,000 grant supporting Design for the Common Good programming. Part of the grant project programming includes the Design for the Common Good International Exhibition hosted at MSU Denver’s Center […]
Five international design organizations have successfully been joining efforts to create a network of networks, called Design for the Common Good Network, which functions as an incubator for best ideas, projects, practices, and education in public interest design.
Adrian Parr is the Dean of the College of Design at the University of Oregon and a Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council. She is a film maker and architectural theorist and has served as a UNESCO water chair for seven years. In this feature designed to connect the DesignIntelligence community we share a recent conversation.
The grant will support Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Design In a collaboration between The National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), NAACP and SEED Network received $35,000 in funding from the NEA. The goal is to educate emerging design professionals, industry professionals, and community activists about Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) in design. […]
Edited by Farhana Ferdous and Bryan Bell Should all-inclusive engagement be the major task of architecture? This new collection of essays and case studies presents the case that the answer is yes. Through original contributions and case studies of 58 authors, this volume shows that socially engaged architecture is both a theoretical construct and a professional practice […]
Article from BuildingGreen.com featuring our 2020 SEED Award Winners: The NOMA/NAACP/SEED Awards for this year highlight projects with a social justice mission. by Paula Melton This monument honors the enslaved people who helped build and operate the University of Virginia from its founding through their emancipation. Photo: Alan Karchmer, Courtesy Höweler + Yoon Architecture You know […]
The SEED Network has been invited to submit projects for an upcoming international exhibit. Curated by Lisa Abendroth, the Design for the Common Good International Exhibition asserts the value of public interest design, an emerging practice that envisions a community-centered approach in the design of buildings, environments, products, and systems. It is a practice that […]
Based on common foundations and a shared vision, NOMA, NAACP, and the SEED Network announce Awards for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) in design, architecture, and land development. Seven projects have been selected through a competitive and by a distinguished jury. Each winning project will receive a $1,000 honorarium and will present their work […]
The 2018 Structures for Inclusion conference will take place at the National University of Singapore on December 14-16, 2018. This conference will be a joint event of the bi-annual Great Asian Streets Symposium, the conference of the Pacific Rim Community Design Network, and the annual Structures for Inclusion Conference. In addition to the SEED + […]