Taking place at Dwell on Design New York, the fifth installment of Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE! will highlight how design can make a lasting impact on society—improving the health, environment, economy, and overall well-being of communities now and into the future. The event will include three full days of programming with lectures, panels, and a Design Open Mic.
Pictured, Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE! in 2011.
An anticipated highlight is the annual Design Open Mic, which will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Entry is open to participants worldwide. The event invites emerging and established designers and architects to present their humanitarian projects in a rapid-pace, back-to-back presentation format, powered by PechaKucha. Want to take part? Submit your ideas here by September 25. Finalists will be announced on September 30 and will be invited to present their ideas and projects at Dwell on Design New York.
Other programming for Design Live You Give a Damn: LIVE! will include panels on the post-Hurricane Sandy reconstruction process, the Sports for Change program in Africa, and the Pillars of Sustainable Education program. Additionally, be sure to catch Architecture for Humanity’s Executive Director, Eric Cesal, who will be participating in a conversation on building for resiliency on October 9.
Interested in attending Dwell on Design New York? Get your show passes now for a chance to participate in three days of discussions, installations, and more.
Architecture for Humanity, a registered non-profit organization, addresses global humanitarian challenges at a local level by delivering vital, innovative, community-driven architectural construction and planning services to vulnerable populations worldwide.