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PIDI Winds Down, As SFI12 Ramps Up

Today rounds out Day 2 of Bryan Bell‘s Public Interest Design Institute training program at the University of Texas at Austin, with Michael Murphy of MASS Design Group, Maurice Cox of the University of Virginia, Katie Swenson of Enterprise Community Partners, and former Rose Fellow Jamie Blosser of the Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative taking the(…)


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ArchRecord: Univ. Humanitarian Design Programs

There are estimated to be over 100 community design programs in universities across the country, a great many of which maintain active design/build components or full-blown community design centers. The fourth of seven sections of “The Good List,” published by Architectural Record, profiles a few standout programs. Each is recognized nationally and distinguished for their(…)


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Hollygrove Market & Farm

Following-up on our last post about the upcoming Public Interest Design Institute training program at the Tulane School of Architecture in early-November, the Hollygrove Market & Farm warrants further coverage. “After Hurricane Katrina, we formed the Carrollton-Hollygrove Community Development Corporation to help residents return to their homes in this neighborhood,” explained Executive Director Paul Baricos(…)


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Hollygrove Market & Farm

Following-up on our last post about the upcoming Public Interest Design Institute training program at the Tulane School of Architecture in early-November, the Hollygrove Market & Farm warrants further coverage. “After Hurricane Katrina, we formed the Carrollton-Hollygrove Community Development Corporation to help residents return to their homes in this neighborhood,” explained Executive Director Paul Baricos(…)


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Tulane to host Public Interest Design Institute

The Public Interest Design Institute training program will visit New Orleans for its next convening, November 4-5, 2011. This third official institute will be hosted by the Tulane University School of Architecture, offering in-depth study over two days on methods of how design can address critical issues faced by communities. The PIDI curriculum itself is(…)


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