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Early Registration for SFI 14 & PIDI NYC End 2/28

Early Bird Registration for Structures for Inclusion 14 and Public Interest Design Institute Training NYC both end this Friday, February 28, 2014. This year SFI 14 will take place from March 22-23, 2014, at Parsons the New School for Design in New York City on the theme “Broadcast. Forecast.” Along with panel discussions and presentations(…)


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Early Registration for SFI 14 & PIDI NYC End 2/28

Early Bird Registration for Structures for Inclusion 14 and Public Interest Design Institute Training NYC both end this Friday, February 28, 2014. This year SFI 14 will take place from March 22-23, 2014, at Parsons the New School for Design in New York City on the theme “Broadcast. Forecast.” Along with panel discussions and presentations(…)


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4 Ways to Present at SFI 14 (+ Attend for Free)

Structures for Inclusion 14 has announced four opportunities to present and lead workshops at this year’s annual convening March 22-23 in New York City–and if selected, receive free registration for you and five friends, colleagues, or relatives. Long-time SFI attendees Elizabeth Jones of bcWORKSHOP and Krista Wilson of Detroit Collaborative Design Center collaborated with Design(…)


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2014 SEED Award Winners Annouced

The fourth annual SEED Award Winners for 2014 were announced yesterday. Nine projects were selected from applications representing 28 countries to epitomize the best in design that is addressing critical social, economic, and environmental issues. You might notice a few previous award winners from the PID Global Awards, which were announced in December last year.(…)


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PID Global Announces Six Project Winners

Public Interest Design Global–a collaboration between Ecole Spécial d’Architecture, Design Corps and the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network–has announced six winning projects that will be presented at the two-day global convening in Paris on April 18 and 19, 2014, along with six honorable mentions. Project applicants–which represented 28 countries–were measured on “effectiveness, excellence, inclusiveness,(…)


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SEED Issues Press Release on July 27 Meeting

“Harvard Graduate School of Design’s Loeb Fellowship Unites Social Economic Environmental Design Leaders.” So reads the headline of an August 22 press release on the July 27 meeting on realizing the great potential of the SEED Network. According to the release, “Network leaders take important steps toward shared governance, partnerships, and global outreach.” Commendably, “The(…)


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"Calling for a Triple Bottom Line Design Metric"

Our own John Cary took to the pages of Stanford Social Innovation Review yesterday to lay out (here) a rationale for the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network to partner with what it has long considered its arch rival, the U.S. Green Building Council and its popular Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) program.(…)


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“Calling for a Triple Bottom Line Design Metric”

Our own John Cary took to the pages of Stanford Social Innovation Review yesterday to lay out (here) a rationale for the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network to partner with what it has long considered its arch rival, the U.S. Green Building Council and its popular Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) program.(…)


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Architect Magazine Covers PID Institute

The AIA‘s Architect Magazine last week profiled an initiative it has sponsored, called the Public Interest Design Institute (PIDI), launched by Design Corps in 2011 to promote the Social/Economic/Environmental Design (SEED) Network. The piece, titled “How Public Interest Design Can Pull Its Own Weight,” is subtitled “Through two-day institutes, SEED Network co-founders have committed to(…)


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SEED Evaluator 3.0 to Launch During PID Week

Design Corps–one of our Public Interest Design Week partners–this morning announced that Version 3.0 of the Social/Economic/Environmental Design (SEED) Evaluator, an evolving web-based tool, will officially launch next Saturday, March 23, during the Structures for Inclusion conference. “SFI” participants will receive the first peek at this new, collaborative design tool. Thereafter, it will be available(…)


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