1. Team: Architecture for Humanity, Happy Hearts Fund, ING-INTEGRA Peru, Maria Auxiliadora School, Los Calderones Community, Tate Municipality
    Location: Ica, Peru
    Issues Addressed: Education, Poverty, Unemployment, Community Empowerment, Local Identity, Social Inclusion, Responsible Rebuilding after Natural Disasters, Seismic Construction, Recycling, Energy Efficiency, Local Sourcing of Materials, Design Education, Sustainable and Passive Systems
    Design Description: This project addresses the inferior quality of school infrastructure that existed before and especially after an earthquake hit the Los Calderones community in 2007. The team used unique strategies to engage, excite and educate a broad spectrum of community members from children to teachers throughout the design process.

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  2. Team: University of Washington (Department of Landscape Architecture, Department of Global Health, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, Global Health and Environment Fellows, Architects Without Borders- Seattle, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos/ Fundacion San Marcos, Escuela Pitagorus #8183, COPASED de Zapallal, Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholar Jorge Alarcon.

    Location: Lomas de Zapallal, Lima, Peru

    Issues Addressed: Ecological Education, , Design Education, Health, Sustainable Building Practices, Unemployment, Youth Delinquency, Single Parent Families, Malnutrition, Sanitation, Lack of Clean Water, Overcrowding, Lack of Public Green Space, Lack of Durable Housing, Inadequate Health and Education Services.

    Project Description: The Ecological and Healthy School Initiative encompasses the design and construction of Pitagoras Primary School Park and of a new classroom building with 10 modular classrooms. Both designs incorporate numerous sustainable building strategies including a grey water filtration system and a clay pot irrigation system used historically by the Incas.

    Thanks to: Joe Zunt, Jen Wyman, Brooks Simpson

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  3. Team: Make it Right Foundation, BNIM Architecture + Planning, Dalmark Development and Management Group, Historic Manheim Park Association, Neighborhood Housing Services, Green Impact Zone, Straub Construction, Truman Medical Group

    Location: Kansas City, Missouri

    Issues Addressed: Unemployment, Health, Energy Efficiency, Crime, Historic Preservation, Community Revitalization, Housing
    Project Description: This ambitious project includes three main parts: the preservation and rehabilitation of the existing Bancroft School, site improvements to accommodate new community spaces and parking needs, and construction of new housing units in the Historic Manheim Park neighborhood.

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  4. Grow Dat Farm in New Orleans, Louisiana, has the mission to nurture a diverse group of young leaders who learn to plant, harvest and cook as well as participate in leadership training classes. Issues addressed through this collaborative design project include crime, poverty, youth empowerment, employment, obesity, good health & green gardening.

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  5. SEEDocs tells the story of restoring and revitalizing the Owe’neh Bupingeh pueblo in Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico. Produced by The UpTake for Design Corps. Funded by Fetzer Institute.

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SEEDOCS

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Design Corps introduces SEEDocs, a first-ever series of mini-documentaries on successful public interest design projects based on the Social Economic Environmental Design® (SEED) process. Each of the ten-minute documentaries highlight the inspirational…


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Design Corps introduces SEEDocs, a first-ever series of mini-documentaries on successful public interest design projects based on the Social Economic Environmental Design® (SEED) process. Each of the ten-minute documentaries highlight the inspirational story of a 2012 SEED Award winning design project, showcasing the people involved and highlighting the positive impact of design on specific communities.

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