San Francisco , California
NESsT is a nonprofit that supports social enterprises in emerging market countries. These social enterprises usually focus on using technology for social good, including marginalized members of society into the workforce, or are small producers or artisans that provide incomes.
We have lived in this location for nearly 30 years and the studio is in desperate need of a fresh and efficient look.
Design a simple outdoor play environment for infants and toddlers (early preschoolers). We want a natural, environmentally friendly atmosphere, with garden box(es), a sandbox area, aesthetically pleasing and well utilized outdoor shelve design for our teachers and young children.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland
We are building a model house that is nothing like any traditional building structure present in Cameroon. We are using the modern technology with our hydraulic block machine to create environmentally friendly houses. We produce the building materials on location.
New York, New York
We have been providing weekly music and visual art workshops to one of the largest shelters in Manhattan for the past 18 years. To say the least, this place that many youth call 'home', is disgusting and depressing. We know that our kids deserve more.
We are a church of about 50 people located in the small community of Altona, IL. We not only host normal church services in our building, but also many activities for our community. For example, for the past several years we have been able to host an emergency responders appreciation dinner.
Housing Nantucket currently owns 26 rental units scattered around the island. We also manage 12 units of school staff housing.
We own a "storefront" that is approximately 2000 square feet. Currently, the space has fallen into disrepair and is unusable. We want to make this into a multi-use space for youth activities, community programming, and agency events.
Seattle Public School District has been saving energy for the past 10+ years. We want our school to be nationally recognized for our efforts by becoming Energy Star Certified. In order to do so, we need help from a Registered Architect or Professional Engineer to verify our application.
Architecture, Engineering, Sustainability/Environmental