Mark and Linda Keane are artists, architects, and co-creators of NEXT.cc, an eco web that introduces what design is, what design ideas and why design is important to our future economies. Leaders in design education, their practice, STUDIO 1032, combine environmental planning and architecture along the Milwaukee- Chicago corridor with animated films and publications. Mark is Professor of Architecture at the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and Linda is Professor of Architecture and Environmental Design at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Their award winning films, the ACSA, AIA, NEA, PBS, and the Graham Foundation have recognized publications and workshops. Mark received the AIAS Teacher of the Year Award in 2009.