Public Interest Design

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This site serves as a resource and landing page for public interest design content and offers a means for participants to communicate on topics including: pro bono design services, crowd funding, and sustainable practices.

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These files provide guidelines for the establishment of a national AIA KC, and an example template...

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The Regional and Urban Design Assistance Team (R/UDAT) program was the first institutional effort...

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During the presentation delivered on the AIA Chicago CIC this weekend at SFI 14 in NYC, a number of...

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The 2011 Latrobe Prize, awarded to a group of architectural researchers for their study titled, “Public...

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SEED® Network

SEED® is a principle-based network of individuals and organizations dedicated to building and supporting...


Architecture for Humanity

Architecture for Humanity is a nonprofit design services firm that aims to build a more sustainable future through the power of professional design. The AIA and Architecture for Humanity have built a partnership to coordinate their components and chapters throughout the United States to prepare and be resilient against natural disasters.

SEED Network

The Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network was established as a community for professionals with a public interest mission and a common set of principles to guide ethical community engagement. The AIA is currently exploring ways to partner with the SEED Network and Design Corps through Continuing Education offerings and the BRIK portal.

Public Architecture

Public Architecture seeks to solve problems of human interaction in the built environment and facilitate public discourse through education, advocacy, and the design of public spaces and amenities. Public Through its relationship, the AIA and Public Architecture have encouraged AIA members to pledge to The 1%, a nationwide program of Public Architecture that challenges firms to commit a minimum of 1% of their time to pro bono service.

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  • Scott M. Cryer AIA

    Impact Design Hub by Autodesk

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    I just came upon a fantastic and very active PID...

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    PID Magazine Link - Public

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    When I was a kid, I was a big comic book guy, and...

  • Bryan Bell

    RE: Corporate and Social Responsibility Program...

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    Hi Mark, This is great leadership by RTKL. ...

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    AIA DC Chapter

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    Join AIA|DC and the Public Architects Committee...

  • Mark Palmer AIA

    Corporate and Social Responsibility Program at ...

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    Hi All - My firm, RTKL Associates has recently...

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