2010 Grant Awards: Access to Artistic Excellence
[ March 12, 2009 deadline ]
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Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior
American Architectural Foundation
To support a national conference and regional workshops for design educators. The 2010 Architecture + Design Education Network (A+DEN) conference and regional workshops will offer participants a forum to discuss and share innovations in K-12 design education.
American Society of Landscape Architects Libr and Ed Adv Fund, Inc. (aka ASLA Fund) (Consortium)
To support the second phase of Landscape Architecture: Designing Your World. The multimedia website will be created to educate the public about the art and science of landscape design through the development of a series of online activities and educational resources.
To support Innovation in Urban Agriculture Design: Creating a Vision for Chicago's Englewood Community. The community development project will further the design process for a new Community Green Education and Training Center.
Architectural League of New York
New York, NY
To support Urban Omnibus an online web-based forum. The website will encourage multi-disciplinary discussion concerning the past, present, and future of New York City's built environment.
Architectural League of New York (Consortium)
New York, NY
To support the Current Work lecture series. In partnership with the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at the Cooper Union, the project will present a series of public lectures on architecture and design.
Architecture for Humanity
San Francisco, CA
To support the second volume of Design Like You Give a Damn. The book will include case studies of design projects in the built environment that address systemic poverty, support community development, and provide shelter to the homeless and the displaced.
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
To support the development of a website titled Building Communities: The Impact of Architecture and Education in North America. The site will celebrate ACSA's centennial anniversary and will present multimedia content to the next generation of architects and designers.
Cascade Land Conservancy
To support the Creative Crossroads conference and related activities. The conference will provide a case study of how urban design tools can be used to preserve and create an arts and cultural district in areas where new transit infrastructure is created.
Center for Urban Pedagogy, Inc.
To support Making Policy Public, a collaborative communication design project. A series of socially engaged publication design and media projects will be developed to explain complex public policy issues.
Charlottesville Community Design Center
To support the project Expanding the Dialogue: Community Based Design. The Charlottesville Community Design Center with local nonprofit organizations will host a series of seminars, workshops, presentations, and exhibition programs addressing the issues of shelter, health, mobility, water, and education.
City Parks Institute of Philadelphia (aka City Parks Association)
To support the development of the Action Manual for Philadelphia's Urban Voids. The web-based resource for the rehabilitation of urban vacant lots will offer solutions and ideas for communities impacted by urban vacancies.
Community Design Collaborative of AIA Philadelphia
To support the third phase of Infill Philadelphia: Retooling Industrial Sites. The initiative promotes solutions for revitalizing urban neighborhoods through innovative design.
Confluences (aka The Confluence Project)
To support a landscape art installation by artist/architect Maya Lin at Celilo State Park. The installation will be located near The Dalles, Oregon, where one of North America's largest waterfalls was once located.
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
To support the Rose Architectural Fellowship Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute. The institute will present design challenges facing nonprofit developers of affordable housing through the exhibition and discussion of projects that highlight strong design excellence, green building, and community engagement.
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS
To support an education outreach program for K-12 students in Moss Point, Mississippi, a community impacted by Hurricane Katrina. Program activities will engage students, teachers, and administrators in Moss Point public schools in a curriculum development process using issues of sustainability and the city's redevelopment.
National Building Museum
To support the online presentation of New Cultural Capitals. The exhibition will explore a series of ambitious initiatives from around the world to develop campuses or networks of cultural facilities characterized by bold architecture and innovative programming.
New Orleans Food and Farm Network
New Orleans, LA
To support the development of the New Orleans Urban Farming Toolkit. The project will promote the development of a sustainable urban farming infrastructure while providing access to fresh food and responding to vacant land issues in the post-Katrina urban landscape.
Northern Virginia Regional Commission
To support design plans for the Four Mile Run Tidal Restoration Demonstration project. The project will develop a design strategy to improve the urban industrial waterway known as the Four Mile Run, which flows from Arlington to Fairfax counties in Northern Virginia.
openhousenewyork inc. (aka OHNY)
New York, NY
To support the eighth annual openhousenewyork weekend. The event tours all five boroughs and provides access to buildings and facilities not typically open to the public celebrating the architectural and design significance of New York City's built environment.
Pamphlet Architecture, Ltd.
New York, NY
To support the publication, Pamphlet Architecture 30 and jury and website costs for Pamphlet Architecture 31. The international competition is open to all architects, landscape architects, urbanists, and designers.
To support an architecture exhibition titled Envelopes, with accompanying catalogue and public presentations. The exhibition, catalogue and public presentation will explore the double meaning of the "envelope" in architecture as an external skin of a building, and as a sensorial space that envelops the body.
Public Design Studio (aka Public Architecture)
San Francisco, CA
To support the design and distribution of a pro-bono design innovation book by Public Architecture. The book will explore the power of architecture and pro-bono design services to nonprofit organizations.
Scottsdale Cultural Council (aka Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts) (on behalf of Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art)
To support the exhibition, Rewind, Remix, Replay: Design, Music and Everyday Experience with accompanying online catalogue and educational materials. The exhibit, to be held at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, will examine the industrial design of music through the exploration of products and graphics developed for both music creators and listeners.
Seattle Chinatown-International District Preservation and Development Authority (aka SCIDpda)
To support a neighborhood revitalization project. The project will engage community members in Seattle's Chinatown International District in a series of workshops, presentations, and publications aimed at bringing new energy and community participation to the process.
University of Arkansas Main Campus
To support the development of a townscape plan for the city of Farmington, Arkansas. The plan is expected to provide incremental changes to the existing site by creating a shared infrastructure integrating pedestrian amenities, stormwater management, public art, and building frontage design with existing traffic throughways.
University of Illinois at Chicago (Consortium)
To support the 2010 Architecture for Change Summit: Informing Affordable Housing Policy, and accompanying publication. In partnership with the National Housing Museum, the summit and accompanying publication will identify exemplary practices in affordable housing design.
University of Tennessee at Knoxville
To support the Zero Energy House symposium series. The series will convene regional architects, artists, craftsmen, tradespeople, historians, and engineers in a dialogue about the history and future of vernacular architecture of the Appalachian region.
Van Alen Institute: Projects in Public Architecture
New York, NY
To support the High Speed Passenger Rail and the Future of U.S. Cities initiative. The project comprises a series of activities that will explore the impact of rail transportation infrastructure on the urban built environment.
To support Interventions Towards a Universal Specificity. A design team from the Valley Center, an outreach community design arm of Woodbury University's School of Architecture, will involve teachers and students at two local schools in the production and documentation of architecturally integrated universal design solutions that accommodate people with disabilities.
National Endowment for the Arts · an independent federal agency
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20506