Design for the Common Good Exhibition/Conference/Conversations/Platform

Joined by five founding networks including the Pacific Rim Community Design Network, the Design for the Common Good is a coalition of citizens and professionals dedicated to promoting systemic change in the practices of design to amplify positive change in communities around the world. The network was launched in 2022 alongside an exhibition of work at the Center for Visual Arts, MSU Denver (January 14 to March 19, 2022), the 2022 SFI conference (March 4 and 5, 2022), and a series of online conversations (March 3 and 19, 2022).

Back to the Field? Community Design After COVID-19 Online Workshops

August 15 & 16 (Americas), 16 & 17 (Asia-Pacific), 2021. The first in a series of live webinars hosted by the APRU Sustainable Cities & Landscapes Hub, the workshops will feature speakers and cases from Australia, Cambodia, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and the United States to reflect on lessons learned during the COVID-19 Pandemic for the practices of community design. See HERE for program information and recordings of the online sessions.

Bottom-Up Resilience Webinar Series

The Pacific Rim Community Design Network is pleased to partner with APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Hub in hosting two webinars focusing on bottom-up community resilience during and beyond COVID-19. July 7, 2020: Civil Society Response; July 8, 2020: Challenges of the Marginalized Publics. The webinars featured scholars and organizers from Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Manila, Melbourne, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei, and Tokyo. Summaries are available here — Part 1 and Part 2.

Emerging Civic Urbanism/Design for Social Impact

Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the Pacific Rim Community Design Network/Great Asian Street Symposium/Structure for Inclusion, Singapore, 2018 is now available for download.