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 […]
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 […]