The IUCI is a program based in Seattle, Peru, and Nepal that focuses on design activism, research, and education. It looks at integrated, interdisciplinary design of infrastructure and public space through assessment, design, and implementation through community-driven interventions. Designers, students, and professionals collaborate with marginalized communities to improve human and environmental health. Projects include a primary school park, residential gardens, classrooms, and community parks. The IUCI also takes on design activism studios with study abroad opportunities for students at US colleges.