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PLAT | FORMS: Conversations in Place

PLAT | FORMS: Conversations in Place October 24, 2014 –January 2, 2015 Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Blvd, Chicago IL 60637 Receptions Designers + Makers: Fri, Oct 24, 2014, 6–8 pm Igniting Conversation: Wed, Nov 19, 4–6 pm PLAT | FORMS … Continue reading

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Public Interest Design at AIA Convention

    The theme of the AIA Convention this year is Design With Purpose. What better way to explore this than with sessions related to Public Interest Design? Consider these session options – all of these are included in the … Continue reading

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SFI Presentation – resources list

Updated post Here are a few additional resources that came from the discussion after our presentation at the Structures for Inclusion 14, on March 23, 2014 in New York City. Thanks to everyone that could attend. Anyone is welcome to continue … Continue reading

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Design Better / Design Forward in Sub-Saharan Africa (Martin Roche Travel Scholarship)

Find out what Taylor Holloway, Assoc. AIA, learned as the 2013 recipient of the AIA Chicago Foundation’s Martin Roche Travel Scholarship: Monday, March 24, 2014 5:45 pm-  7 pm AIA Chicago, 35 East Wacker Drive, #250 register here Design Better / … Continue reading

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This SUNDAY Help Make a Game About Activism

Brought to you by the Museum of Contemporary Phenomena: Join a team of designers and activists, this SUNDAY at Civic Lab for a fun and freewheeling afternoon considering issues of community activism and novel modes of engagement for the public. … Continue reading

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Don’t miss events this weekend!

  Don’t miss Public Interest Design events in Chicago this weekend! In addition to the event, Wisdom From the Field: Public Interest Architecture In Practice, catch a screening of the movie: If You Build It at the Music Box Theater. Meet the … Continue reading

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Rural Studio 20th Anniversary, fundraising event

On January 20th from 8-10pm Rural Studio Alumni and Friends will be hosting a fundraising event at Revolution Brewing in Chicago. THE COST OF ADMISSION INCLUDES UNLIMITED REVOLUTION BREWING CORE HOUSE BEERS AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FOR TWO HOURS, AS WELL … Continue reading

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Planning Meeting – Join us!

Join us for our next planning meeting! We are preparing for 2014, including planning for an event with the 2011 Latrobe Prize winners. AIA CIC Planning Meeting Tuesday December 3rd, 6pm AIA Chicago 35 E Wacker Dr, Suite 250 Chicago … Continue reading

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Explore Collaborative City Making

This just in… Chicago Publicity Lab: Exploring Collaborative City Making: Public Space, Local Policy and Social Innovation A Public Think Tank Saturday, November 16 9:00am – 4:00pm SAIC Sullivan Galleries, 33 S. State St, 7th Floor more info on Facebook … Continue reading

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