Founded by designer Bernhard Lenger, the ‘We Are Human Rights’ project is a collaboration between designers and human rights defenders to explore how design can support activists. There are currently seven collaboratory design activism projects wordwide, in Burundi, Colombia, Kenya, Nicaragua, Mexico, Sudan and Russia. For example, the Kenyan project is a platform for global […]
This Design as Activism podcast features lecture recordings of Landscape Architecture: Design as Activism class at University of California: Davis. The podcast provide insights into how activism in design is taught at a university level. The lectures include the introduction of social issues in architecture, the importance of community involvement, usage of design advocacy, and […]
This episode of Advocacy, Activism, and Alliance in American Architecture panel features Susan King. Susan discusses her journey into Architecture as one of the few women in the field during the time it consisted mostly of male architects, and the moment that inspired her to advocate for activism in design.
Social Design Insights is a weekly podcast produced by the Curry Stone Design Award. Each episode explores different ways in which guest designers deal with social justice issues through design projects. The guest designers come from different design departments and can have a deep understanding of the different branches of the field.