Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE!
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Thanks to everyone who helped make the event special.
A special thank you to everyone who attended and sponsored Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE! The two-day forum on humanitarian design and community development at the Center for Architecture in New York City was a huge success and we are so happy that more than 400 people were able to participate. Check out the 3-minute video below, courtesy of Fountainhead Films and NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate. Photos courtesy of Yutaka Takiura, T-Design Architecture, P.C.
The opening event and cocktail reception on Friday drew hundreds of guests who packed into the Center for Architecture to view presentations from the 2010 Curry Stone Design Prize Finalists.
On Saturday, we hosted panels on innovative financing of humanitarian design, successful monitoring and evaluation practices, and post-disaster rebuilding. In working group sessions that followed the panels, guests sat down one-on-one with the expert panelists, had their questions answered and learned how to apply best practices to their own work.
We also hosted a Design Open Mic, which was an opportunity for humanitarian designers to share their work with the public through informal presentation and conversation throughout the day. Stay tuned as we will soon post the presentations through our Open Architecture Network.
Our first ever chapters-wide meeting brought in representatives from as far away as Beijing, Auckland and Santiago. Those who couldn’t attend in person participated via a live feed.
Below you can find event details, more photos and links to panelist bios.
Friday, October 15:
• OPENING EVENT AND COCKTAIL RECEPTION
The 2010 Curry Stone Design Prize finalists presented on their nominated designs. Presentations were followed by a cocktail reception.
Saturday, October 16:
• DESIGN OPEN MIC
• INNOVATIVE FINANCING MODELS PANEL
Paul Gabie; Former Senior Vice President and Head of Education Investing, R.F. Chandler
Felipe Gomez-Acebo; Principle Financial Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank
James Stuckey; Dean, New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate
Benjamin Warnke; Founder and Principal, Warnke Community Consulting
• Working Group Session
• SUCCESSFUL MONITORING AND EVALUATION PRACTICES PANEL
Macartan Humphreys; Associate Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
Tony Longo; Deputy Director, New York City Mayor’s Office of Operations
Ellen Taylor; Research Associate and Consultant, The Center for Health Design
Deborah Visser; Senior Program Manager, Success Measures at NeighborWorks America
• Working Group Session
• POST-DISASTER REBUILDING PANEL
Rigoberto Almaguer; Director, WRKSHP Architecture and Urban Design Firm; Projects Lead, Architecture for Humanity Monterrey
Cynthia Barton; Disaster Housing Recovery Plan Manager, New York City Office of Emergency Management
Marcelo Bauzá; Executive Director, PxQ Inteligencia Inmobiliaria; Co-Founder, Architecture for Humanity Santiago
Bill Stallworth; Executive Director, Hope Community Development Agency
Kate Stohr; Co-founder and Managing Director, Architecture for Humanity
Yana Watson; Manager, Dalberg Global Development Advisors
• CLOSING COCKTAIL RECEPTION
Special Thank You:
AIA New York Center for Architecture • All of our wonderful Panelists • Architecture for Humanity Chapters • Architectural Digest • NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate • Kashi, Jeff Johnson • Yutaka Takiura, Pratt Institute • Michael Hebb from One Pot • Thao Nguyen and Creative Artists Agency • Tatiana Kimmell • Diana Bianchini and Di Moda-PR/Outreach • Astor Wine and Spirits • Theo Chocolate • Dalla Terra Wines • ITO EN (North America) Inc. • Dassai Sake • Fountainhead Films
Architecture for Humanity Community Builders:
ARUP • Bezos Family Foundation • Clifford Curry • Paul Gabie • The Harnisch Foundation • Patricia Hilis • Niama Jacobs • Michelle Kaufmann • Scott Mattoon • Taylor Milsal • Narry Singh • Margaret Gould Stewart • James Stuckey, NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate • Tides Foundation
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