What’s the deal with (specifically this corner of) Adams Point?
Analysis of qualitative survey results from 100 Oaklanders on their ambitions and observations living in a place of rapid change. A dozen respondents were translated into avatars, as various birds who currently frequent Lake Merritt.
To design and build-out the Civic Design Lab on Oakland City Hall’s 9th floor, Open Architecture San Francisco volunteers worked with area architects and City representatives to develop a collaboration space that breaks down bureaucratic silos.
Stronger Civic Connections Despite Technology. From the Spring 2018 MA Interdisciplinary Design Strategies project for Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT), Dun Laoghaire, and Institute without Boundaries (IWB), Toronto.
Towards the end of the MAIDS thesis, I was losing track of the reasons for the project. In a quick exercise, I was able to zoom out and identify universal, accelerating phenomena threatening our well-being as a society.
Can storytelling bring Public Interest Design the recognition it deserves, or is something else missing?
The Open Architecture Collaborative takes up tools at 2017 Leadership Summit In February, Rice University’s architecture building wore some encouraging impromptu signage: WE – WILL – NOT – BUILD – YOUR – WALL. The handful of students at work that weekend were surprised but not alarmed by the presence of some 20 international professionals in their…
Not that anybody needs a reminder, but 2016 was a LONG YEAR! So long in fact we welcomed it under a different name. During the period when the Open Architecture Collaborative identified itself, built a board of directors, and quietly secured a 501(c)3, the “San Francisco Chapter” had its own rebuilding to do.
How Open Architecture SF partnered with computer programmers and renown architects to hack underused “open spaces” of downtown San Francisco.
Earlier this year, transit nonprofit TransForm invited Open Architecture San Francisco Bay Area (OAC:SF) to engage attendees of the Let’s Get Moving! Silicon Valley Summit held at Microsoft Mountain View on Saturday, May 7.