Award Winner Update: reCOVER

In 2010, reCOVER: Disaster Recovery Housing, a project from the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture won a Design Ignites Change Implementation Award. Since then, it has made incredible strides towards becoming an architectural powerhouse capable of facilitating low-cost and transitional housing in ...more ⇒

School: by Design update

Students from the High School of Art and Design in New York City, along with their professional design mentors from AIGA NY, reimagined a more sustainable school. See the project case study. Learn more about the School: by Design youth mentoring initiative.

Program Spotlight: Designmatters at Art Center

Design Ignites Change will begin to profile participating college and university design programs that are integrating a socially responsible agenda into their curriculum and dedicate resources to support students as they use their creativity to make a positive impact in communities around the world. We’ll begin with ...more ⇒

Announcing the Summer 2011 Design Ignites Change Award Winners!

Worldstudio is pleased to announce the Summer 2011 Design Ignites Change award winners. Recognized projects include innovative uses of commonplace tools and materials such as text messages and timber, demonstrating how design and architecture students are working to address social issues facing a wide range of ...more ⇒

Award Applications Are In!

Applications for the 2011 Design Ignites Change Cycle 1 Awards are in and it’s clear that the jurors will have their work cut out for them. This round’s outstanding applicants provide a snapshot of how passionate design students at universities and colleges throughout the world are using their creative ...more ⇒