Project Case Studies

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Below is an archive of project case studies; each one is a designer’s vision to ignite change in the world through creative problem solving. We aim to bring big ideas such as these out of the studio and into the community to inspire like-minded changemakers. Projects are posted by Design Ignites Change participants and award applicants.

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BREAK THE JAM! Save Money, Save Time!

Corcoran College of Art + Design

The Washington, D.C. metro Area is ranked as one of the top five most congested cities in the country. In 2003, Americans spent a ... more ⇒

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Freewall: Making Space for Diversity

Kansas City Art Institute

This project is about developing community and acceptance at Center Alternative School in Kansas City by inviting the students t... more ⇒

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Floatfarm

University of Southern California School of Architecture

Floatfarm proposes a community of floating shrimp farms as a means of adapting to the ongoing rise in sea levels of the Mekong Delta, where aquaculture ac... more ⇒

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Ben's Book: Little Red Flying Hood

Foothill High School

As part of our inclusion program, students with special needs are encouraged to be active members in the school community. Ben, wh... more ⇒

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Bikes For Students

The Art Institute of Austin

This idea was made for the students of The Art Institute of Austin. To provide access to transportation without driving cars back and forth for a... more ⇒

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