Revitalization

The action or an act of revitalizing someone or something; the fact of being revitalized.

Nexus Podcast

Isabel Strauss

Season 1, Episode 7: Isabel Strauss, a current GSD student, discusses her thesis, which takes the shape of a Request for Proposals to address paths to reparations for Black communities in Chicago's South Side.

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Hayden Plaza

Interfacing with public space and communities is more of a personal design ethos and agenda as opposed to an industry norm.  Considering how contentious public space can be, a designer who steps up to the task of designing with the...

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Kimberly Dowdell

Kimberly Dowdell, AIA, NOMA is an architect and real estate developer born and raised in Detroit.  She is the president of the National Association of Minority Architects, the Director of Business Development for HOK’s Chicago Office, and a partner of...

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The Hill District Greenprint

The Hill District Greenprint is a project by Hood Design Studio that leverages the unique ecological and industrial landscape of the Hill District of Pittsburgh, PA, to combat the historical disinvestment and abandonment of the community. Hood worked to make...

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NOW Hunters Point

NOW Hunters Point is a program for redevelopment of the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco, a partnership between Studio O, RHAA, and envelopeA+D. With the closing of PG&E’s coal-based power plant adjacent to a historically African-American community, an exhaustive...