Reflecting on 2016, moving into 2017

Happy New Year! As 2017 begins many people take the time to pause in reflection. We had a busy and exciting 2016 by connecting nonprofits with architects, engineers and designers. We have also continued to grow internally taking on new challenges for the year ahead. PLEASE SUPPORT THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE 1+ program 2016 was a very…

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What Architects Can Do In The Age Of Trump

Work on the problems you think are important, commit to pro bono work, and “find solace in trying.” How can architects create positive social change in their work? That’s a question that John Peterson has devoted much of his career to answering. In the early 2000s, the architect disbanded his private practice—which had been devoted…

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PRO BONO DESIGN HANDBOOK FOR NONPROFITS

A step by step guide for nonprofits in need of design assistance to connect with the 1+ program (formally the 1% program) network of architecture and design firms who have pledged a commitment to pro bono service.

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PRO BONO DESIGN HANDBOOK FOR DESIGNERS

This handbook is a resource to help architecture and design firms develop the framework to incorporate pro bono design into practice. It also serves as a guide on how to find projects, either on your own or through the 1+ program’s ( formally the 1% program)  matching process. Re-released in 2016 with updated program information….

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HOSPITAL OF THE FUTURE

Our eighth case study highlights the work of an ASID interior designer participating in the 1+ program (formally The 1% program) who teamed up with architects for a competition to create a speculative redesign of a hospital in Westchester, New York. CAMA, Inc. and MASS Design Group leave an impression on the industry through their…

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HAYES VALLEY PLAYGROUND & CLUBHOUSE

Hayes Valley Playground & Clubhouse is the first of an on-going series of case studies that feature projects by AIA members participating in the 1+ program ( formally the 1% program) who are making pro bono service an integral part of design practice. WRNS Studio and The Trust for Public Land partnered on this community-driven…

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