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Keeping Design Human: Source Is Breathing New Life Into The Material Selection Process Blog  Source

Keeping Design Human: Source

Keeping Design Human: Source Is Breathing New Life Into The Material Selection Process The Portland-based company is bringing transparency, efficiency, and some fun to the industry. (Portland, OR) February 14, 2020 – Source has launched: The community-driven, technology-enabled company acts as a consultant in commercial product selection, bridging the gap between designer and supplier through […]

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with Rebuilding Together Nashville

Rebuilding Together restores, rebuilds and performs essential repairs at homes of area residents. To date, they have made meaningful improvements to more than 500 Nashville area homes as they work to preserve affordable home ownership and revitalize neighborhoods. Why? Because safer, healthier residences bring families together, raise spirits, extend lives. They help houses stay homes. […]

Nashville Design Pup Blog  Nashville Design Pup

Welcome to Design Pup!

Who Says You Can’t Teach an Old Blog New Tricks? NASHVILLE, TN December 1, 2019 – Friends, welcome to Nashville Design Pup!  We’re proud to be the premier open-source, free website for connecting the Nashville Design Community, offering a wide array of online tools. Our mission is to make it easy for members of our […]

Volunteer With TURBO Nashville Civic Design Center  Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer With TURBO

Tactical URBanisn Organizers, or TURBO is the action arm of Nashville Civic Design Center’s Reclaiming Public Space Initiative. TURBO works with neighborhood groups and Metro Departments to identify public space concerns, and install temporary improvement projects to inform long-term change. See some example projects on the TURBO project page, or sign up for our volunteer […]

Volunteer with Design Your Neighborhood Nashville Civic Design Center  Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with Design Your Neighborhood

Nashville Civic Design Center is looking for volunteers to help teach youth about community design through Design Your Neighborhood (DYN) The Opportunity: Design Your Neighborhood (DYN) is a comprehensive youth curriculum with the goal of investing the next generation of informed citizens in how the world is built around them. DYN has partnered with Metro […]

AIA  Blog  Call for Entries

Small Project Design 2020 Grant Program – Call for Submissions

Small Project Design 2020 Grant Program Call for Submissions The AIA Small Project Design (SPD) advisory committee is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Small Project Design Knowledge Community Grant. The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for non-profits working with architects on community-based projects. Along with supporting the work of non-profits, we […]

CSI CONSTRUCT 2019 - Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Blog  CONSTRUCT 2019

National Treasure: The Myth of CSI

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD, October 13, 2019 – Alright, let’s get this post started by clearing up one thing – CSI AIN’T JUST A GROUP OF SPEC WRITERS.  Although I’ve been a Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) member for over 10 years, first a student member, then an emerging professional member, and now a fully-blossomed, full-fledged, grown-up […]

The Young Architect Conference Blog  Young Architect Conference

Portland Welcomes Inaugural Young Architect Conference

PORTLAND, OR, May 5, 2019 – Portland has been named the location of the inaugural Young Architect Conference, coming to town August 23-25, 2019.  The Conference is organized by internationally-recognized blog, podcast, and training platform Young Architect. As the Founder of Portland Design Pup, and as a newly-licensed young architect myself, I can personally attest […]

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