Over the past few months, I have consistently sent out various resources across the internet; projects and initiatives focused toward Design & Society. I thought it may prove helpful to post a more extensive list of some top resources. Unfortunately, I will not be able to edit and update this post on Design21, but will post updated links in additional posts, in due course.
MORE DESIGN FOR IMPACT
1% Public Architecture: The 1%, a program of Public Architecture, connects nonprofits with architecture and design firms willing to give of their time pro bono.
Architecture for Humanity: Cameron Sinclair’s multi-chapter organization focuses on using design solutions for humanitarian crises. Its Open Architecture Network is a online community where architects and designers can exchange ideas.
Aspen Design Summit: This new incarnation of the International Design Conference at Aspen gathers design-world leaders to explore how design can be used to form partnerships that inspire innovative leadership across society.
Design Corps: Bringing recent architecture and planning graduates to work in rural communities, Design Corps includes a summer design/build studio and the Structures for Inclusion conference.
Design for Democracy: The AIGA sponsors this initiative to use design to make the voting experience clearer, more understandable, and more trustworthy.
Design that Matters: This collaborative design process creates new products that allow social enterprises in deve...