Once a thriving hub of African-American culture, this blighted South Los Angeles neighborhood is on the mend.Read more
How the idea of connecting like-minded social entrepreneurs went from concept to global network in a decade.Read more
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
IF YOU’VE EVER HAD TO PULL A BUILDING PERMIT, apply for unemployment, or even just renew your driver’s license, you’ve probably been frustrated by your interaction with the government. These seemingly mundane transactions frame the majority of our experience with government services.Read more
I have been organizing in the Public Interest Design realm for over three years, most recently as the Acting Chair of the Architecture for Humanity Chapter Network. This movement continues to grow as many young designers emerge from school with the intention to do good within their local communities.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.