A student project to radically rethink housing projects on New York’s Lower East Side and a holistic approach to a Rwandan village took top honors at the 2013 CNU Charter Awards, announced this week at CNU 21 in Salt Lake City.
May 31, 2013 CNU
The Public Interest Design Institute encourages architects to embrace participatory approaches in design that address complex social needs; demonstrating that it's possible to "make a career as an architect serving those who need the most help."
Nov 28, 2012 American Institute of Architects
An emerging field of public interest design embeds architects and designers in communities that wouldn't otherwise be able to afford good design.
Oct 8, 2012 The New York Times
Benita Hussain describes an innovative architecture project serving Rwandan women in their quest to rebuild the country.
Mar 25, 2012 Good
Kigali, Rwanda's capital city, is beginning to embrace an urban transect-based plan as a solution for its recent population growth and rapidly evolving economy.
Sep 14, 2011 World Architecture News