Archive for October, 2010

Brandy wraps up her thoughts on the conference. Architecture for change – or at least the seeds of it. Brandy H. M. Brooks Director, Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Photo by Katherine Williams Each of the four speakers – and many others at the conference I don’t have room to name – presented huge […]


In her third post, Brandy fills us in on two more speakers form the conference. Architecture for change – or at least the seeds of it. Brandy H. M. Brooks Director, Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Photo by Joanne Maly – Lincoln Maly Marketing. Back when I was a young’un in AIAS, I went […]


In her third post, Brandy fills us in on two more speakers form the conference. Architecture for change – or at least the seeds of it. Brandy H. M. Brooks Director, Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Photo by Joanne Maly – Lincoln Maly Marketing. Back when I was a young’un in AIAS, I went […]


Next up, Brandy writes about two of the speakers. Architecture for change – or at least the seeds of it. Brandy H. M. Brooks Director, Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Although I’ve certainly heard of Teddy Cruz, this was the first time I’d ever heard him speak, and I can’t believe I missed out […]


Next up, Brandy writes about two of the speakers. Architecture for change – or at least the seeds of it. Brandy H. M. Brooks Director, Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Although I’ve certainly heard of Teddy Cruz, this was the first time I’d ever heard him speak, and I can’t believe I missed out […]


Next up, Brandy writes about two of the speakers. Architecture for change – or at least the seeds of it. Brandy H. M. Brooks Director, Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Although I’ve certainly heard of Teddy Cruz, this was the first time I’d ever heard him speak, and I can’t believe I missed out […]


A few weeks ago a group of architects, developers, and activist got together to discuss affordable housing development and how to create change in the field. Unable to attend, I really enjoyed reading the tweets of Brandy Brooks (@bhmbrooks) that I asked here if she would write about her time at the conference for this […]


I had a conversation recently discussing the state of community design and design centers. I argued that design centers needed to jump into the web 2.0 world. My colleague argued that no one is interested in and that there wouldn’t be much dialogue. I find it hard to believe that I am the only one looking to see what community design centers and individuals are doing in their work. It’s nice to go to a website and see pretty pictures of finished projects but the web offers a great way to document the process. It can tell the story.