AIA Pittsburgh Design Award
In Service to Refugees
Social Equity In Design Award, 2020
On a pro bono basis, our firm collaborated with Hello Neighbor, a local organization that serves refugee families, to support them in a programming, visioning, and stakeholder engagement process.
Their dream for a Clubhouse in which Pittsburghers and refugee families could build community together was envisioned in a series of collaborative workshops. Our volunteer efforts culminated in a 125-page design book that joined our two organizations to address social issues critical to the health of our city.
The jury commented:
- In Service of Refugees demonstrates a series of collaborative strategies for bringing varied constituencies together to vision, plan and fundraise for a common cause.