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    Can We Actually Measure for Social Equity?

    … New STEM Lab Serves Underprivileged YouthA partnership with Google, the free computer science space invites Oakland, California, high schoolers to explore coding, robotics, and welding.ViewpointsChris Laing Builds a Bridge Between Architecture and the Deaf CommunityMetropolis speaks with architectural designer and activist Chris Laing about his new open-source platform Deaf Architecture Front.ViewpointsArchitectures …

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    The Best Resources Linking Sustainability and Equity

    … happened?ProfilesA New Orleans Planner Builds Community as an Anti-Highway ActivistA proposal to remove a hated highway is caught in a maelstrom of politicking. But Amy Stelly is standing her ground.ViewpointsA City’s Surface Reflects Its InequitiesWith the multiplying risks of urban heat and the pandemic, a city's streets and sidewalks …

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    The Best Tools for Equity in Architecture and Design Supply Chains

    … produced in partnership with Humanscale, Mohawk, and Wolf-Gordon, with the participation of Cannon Design, Gensler, Highgate, HKS, HOK, JLL, Perkins&Will, Salesforce, SmithGroup, and ZGF. Additional Resources It is time for a sustainable, equitable and just supply chain Healthy Building Network What Do Building Materials Have to do with Social Justice? Further ReadingViewpointsA …

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    The Best Tools for Creating Equity in Design Firms

    … building-material reuse.Products10 Architecture and Design Books Worth Adding to Your Reading ListMETROPOLIS rounds up the best new books on architecture, urbanism, design, and sustainability. Projects3 Adaptive Reuse Projects Prioritize Flexibility for the FutureThe bigger challenge in preserving historically significant buildings isn’t in giving them a second life—it’s preparing them …

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    Design for Equity Primer: 20+ Resources to Help You Design Inclusively and Fairly

    … life—it’s preparing them for later reincarnations.

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    The Best Design Resources that Connect Health and Equity

    … ReadingViewpointsCan We Design for Happiness?The pandemic has revived one of the oldest questions in architecture and design.Viewpoints6 Takeaways for Creating Beautiful, Just, and Resilient Places in AmericaThe 14-week “Inspiring Design” speaker series, a Rudy Bruner Award and Northeastern University partnership, concludes with a vision for an inclusive and equitable urban future …

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    Future100: Alek Tomich Addresses Equity in the Built Environment

    … the site as a unified community. Courtesy Alek Tomich  ALEK TOMICH Columbia University Graduate Architecture NOMINATOR: Daisy Ames, Adjunct Assistant Professor Tomich’s interests lie in materials, equity, and the environment. His portfolio addresses topics such as waste cycles, indoor air pollutants, and public green space. “Dream illiteracy can be understood as the inability to …

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    How Yale Professor Robert Reed Built Equity in Art and Architecture Classrooms

    … his catalog of painting. Courtesy Penn StateCourtesy Penn StateA brochure for the drawing workshops that Penn State professor Cathy Braasch created to formalize the study of Reed’s creative process and work. Courtesy Penn State Would you like to comment on this article? Send your thoughts to: [email protected] No tags selected No …

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    How Yale Professor Robert Reed Built Equity in Art and Architecture Classrooms

    … to equity in the classroom. The quantity of work meant that no single image was precious. Participants from 40 institutions were thrown into the playful and demanding circumstances of Reed’s ethos. For example, in the workshop of Jessica Tam, one of Reed’s former teaching assistants, and Anahita Vossoughi, another professor in the …

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    Citing Equity Issues, Founder of Atlanta BeltLine Leaves Board

    … all of us, and so as we move ahead, we look forward to continuing to work with the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., and others to achieve it. With respect and thanks, please receive our resignations. Ryan Gravel Founding Principal Sixpitch, Inc. Nathaniel Smith Founder and Chief Equity Officer The Partnership for Southern Equity