Posts Tagged ‘community space’

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Featured in AIA Film Challenge

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Featured in AIA Film Challenge

AIA recently launched the AIA Film Challenge 2020; a competition that encourages collaboration between architects and filmmakers to share architectural stories. This year’s prompt is to tell a story about architects partnering with communities and civic leaders to design a healthy, sustainable, just world that improves peoples’ lives. Thanks to filmmaker Brodie Kerst, the Dorchester…

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Theaster Gates and LBBA Brainstorm for the Dorchester Artist Housing Collaborative during Chicago Ideas Week

Hey creative brains, start firing your synapses– October 10-16 is Chicago Ideas Week! CIW will bring 100 of the world’s top speakers together for labs and discussions with Chicago’s best thinkers to create an ecosystem of innovation, exploration, and intellectual recreation. Theaster Gates, artist, planner and founder of Dorchester Projects and the Rebuild Foundation, partnered…

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Westhaven archi-treasures Design Workshop

Another productive archi-treasures design workshop took place April 24th (an arts-based community program) that was a collaboration between artists, architects, and residents of all ages to build community public spaces on a Westhaven lot that is currently vacant. Formerly the Henry Horner Homes, the site is part of the ongoing Plan for Transformation that aims…

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