Project Case Studies

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Below is an archive of project case studies; each one is a designer’s vision to ignite change in the world through creative problem solving. We aim to bring big ideas such as these out of the studio and into the community to inspire like-minded changemakers. Projects are posted by Design Ignites Change participants and award applicants.

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Hydro-Urbanism: Re-thinking the LA River

USC Design Studio
University of Southern California School of Architecture

This project was completed as a final degree project for the B.Arch degree at USC, and was completed individually. The theme of the... more ⇒

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Cease 4 Peace

C.S. Mott Community College

Addressing his personal experience growing up in Flint, Michigan, DeMarcus Smith has designed a project that speaks to youth in his community about the choice... more ⇒

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You Are Here

University of Utah

Mapping is a visual way to define ourselves. It shows us who we are because of our location and the geography surrounding us. Maps demonstrate how we interact ... more ⇒

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Floatfarm

University of Southern California School of Architecture

Floatfarm proposes a community of floating shrimp farms as a means of adapting to the ongoing rise in sea levels of the Mekong Delta, where aquaculture actuates f... more ⇒

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Blank Plate

Parsons The New School for Design

Blank Plate is a experimental workshop that aims to inspire Hunts Point teens, encouraging them to make new connections with their community and transforming th... more ⇒

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