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Registration Open for Public Interest Design Week: March 19 – 24, 2013

Contact: Trevor Miller, College of Design, 612.625.6566, tamiller@umn.edu John Cary, PublicInterestDesign.org, 510.757.6213, john@publicinterestdesign.org University of Minnesota to Host Public Interest Design Week Registration Now Open for March 19-24 Events Featuring Film Screenings, Keynotes, Panel Discussions, Workshops Minneapolis / St. Paul (1/23/2013) – Registration is now open for the first-ever Public Interest Design Week – March 19-24, 2013 – set to take place on the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus. The University's College of Design, in conjunction with Design Corps and PublicInterestDesign.org, announced last month what will be one of the largest gatherings public interest design advocates. For more information on PID Week and how to register, please visit www.publicinterestdesign.org/week. In addition to keynotes by thought-leaders such as New York Times…

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Public Interest Design Week 2013

Contact:  Trevor Miller, College of Design, 612.625.6566, tamiller@umn.edu; John Cary, PublicInterestDesign.org, 510.757.6213, john@publicinterestdesign.orgUniversity of Minnesota to Host Inaugural “Public Interest Design Week” New York Times Architecture Critic Michael Kimmelman & D-Rev CEO Krista DonaldsonAmong Headliners March 19-24, 2013 Minneapolis / St. Paul (12/10/2012) – Today, the College of Design at the University of Minnesota proudly joined with PublicInterestDesign.org in announcing the first-ever Public Interest Design Week – March 19-24, 2013 – set to take place on University’s Minneapolis campus. Public interest design lies at the intersection of design and public service, representing a human-centered approach for the delivery of design services in order for people to live their best lives, regardless of their socio-economic background. The weeklong series of events will bring…

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Help Shelter Return to Haiti

Shelter is a feature-length documentary about the growing socially-responsible design movement. The producers are highlighting the role designers, architects, and engineers play in making the world a better place with humanitarian design. By telling these stories, they hope to inspire others to design for good. They're currently in production and need your helping funding their project, including follow-up interviews with residents and volunteers they met in Haiti last summer.Help Shelter return to Haiti by donating to their Kickstarter campaign. Along with telling extraordinary stories of courage and invention, Shelter will feature this interview with Dean Fisher. They also interviewed architecture students Abby Kurlinkus and Brent Suski who spent eight weeks in Haiti working with Architecture for Humanity in 2011. Donate…

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