Built with a diverse group from a small Kikuyu community in the rapidly developing agricultural outskirts of Nakuru, Kenya, humanitarian design organization, Orkidstudio, have recently completed a new home which will house local disadvantaged and abandoned children. Challenging the typology of the typical African orphanage where children sleep en mass...Read more
The story of architect duo Marie and Keith Zawistowski begins with a truckload of 72,000 carpet tiles. They were both 21 years old, and had enrolled in Auburn University’s Rural Studio Outreach Program to study under Professor Samuel “Sambo” Mockbee with four other students.Read more
PUBLIC Journal provides a platform for the expanding Public Interest Design Movement; where the world of architecture intersects with the voices of activism, exposing a determination to provide good design for those that need it most, but most often, do not get it.