Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

All articles with the tag "community engagement".

EDR Day of Service Featured in Architectural Record

Giving back to the community. It’s one of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple’s core values. In time for the annual MLK Day of Service, Architectural Record highlights our firm’s approach to pro bono work. Created by the firm in the spirit of the 1+ initiative by Public Architecture, the program unites a firm-wide day of service with our research fellowship initiative utilizing the staff’s diverse skills to provide design services to the larger New Orleans community.

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Public gets peek at Miller Park District renovations

Designers asked and Chattanoogans responded with ideas of how they would like to see Miller Park improved.

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2015 Annual Day of Service Video

Video recap of this year’s Day of Service in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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The New Architect | Designer and Mentor

The New Architect | Designer and Mentor

José Alvarez, AIA, is a 2015 AIA Young Architect Award recipient and a principal at New Orleans’ Eskew+Dumez+Ripple (EDR), the 2014 AIA Architecture Firm Award recipient. Alvarez has led the design of a diverse group of award-winning projects at EDR. He’s also committed his free time to volunteering for the Louisiana chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), AIA New Orleans, and local youth programs.

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Kids Rethink Neighborhood Spaces Today to Build a Better New Orleans of Tomorrow

Kids Rethink Neighborhood Spaces Today to Build a Better New Orleans of Tomorrow

“Although the workshops are about bringing more students into the design profession, we are equally interested in creating students who are socially conscious users of the built environment. Whether a student ultimately becomes a doctor, lawyer, or chef, they will have agency in the spaces they inherit or potentially build. Having a sense of community obligation creates better space for all of us.”
- Bryan C. Lee Jr, President-elect and Program Director of NOMA Louisiana

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Now Accepting Application for the 2014/15 Fellowship Program

Now Accepting Application for the 2014/15 Fellowship Program

Eskew+Dumez+Ripple is pleased to announce its third annual Research Fellowship. The focus of this year’s Fellowship is to conduct applied research in the field of community engagement. This year’s fellowship will explore the breadth of tools and formats that are available to designers to conduct meaningful public outreach around architectural, planning and urban placemaking projects.

Fellows work under the guidance of the studio’s leaders to produce work and to document and present the results at the end of the Fellowship tenure. The 2014/2015 Fellowship will support two individuals, one for 12 months, and one for 3 months. The Fellows will collaborate for the first 3 months, generating testable questions, benchmarks and tangible tools that the 12-month Fellow will develop for the remainder of the fellowship term.  

Visit the Fellowship page for details.