SEED 2016 Award Winners Announced

The SEED Awards recognizes designs that address the critical social, economic, and environmental issues in the world. Six projects were selected based on the following criteria: Effectiveness, Excellence, Inclusiveness, Impactful, Systemic, and Participatory. Learn More.

Project Winners
RAPIDO: Rapid Recovery Housing Pilot Program | Hidalgo, Texas, USA
Marwen | Chicago, Illinois, USA
Ilima Primary School | Ilima, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Maya Community Project | Kilifi, Kenya
Barrio Collaboration | Tucson, Arizona, USA
Parisite Skatepark | New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Honorable Mentions
Ghana International Design Studio: Playtime in Africa | Accra, Ghana
Carrick Dairy District | Pennsylvania, USA

The winners were selected by a jury of:
Brad Guy, Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Building Stewardship, The Catholic University of America (CUArch)
John Quale, Director of the architecture program, School of Architecture and Planning, University of New Mexico
Gail Vittori, Co-Director, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems

The projects will be presented by their team members at the sixteenth annual Structures for Inclusion (SFI) conference, sponsored by Autodesk Foundation, and hosted by NC State University on March 19 and 20, 2016 in Raleigh, NC. From its inception in 2000, the goals of SFI have been to showcase design efforts that serve a diverse clientele by presenting inspiring projects, pathways to pursue alternative community-based work, and evidence of the positive impact of this work.

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