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.
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 […]
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 […]
Support your public interest design work with books co-edited and co-authored by SEED Network co-founders Lisa M. Abendroth and Bryan Bell. With each book catering to the specific needs of either practitioners or educators and their students, this set from Routledge’s Public Interest Design Guidebooks series provides a rich compliment of resources, case studies, and methods for inclusive and engaged community-centered design.
The SEED Network and Design Corps are pleased to announce a new program to promote the services of SEED Consulting firms. These certified consultants advise clients through the SEED Evaluator process, and add value for their clients’ projects in many ways, from building community support in pre-design through measuring results in post-occupancy as required by most […]