Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE!

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The Contemporary Jewish Museum
10am - 5pm
City, Conference


Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE!
November 7-9th 2013

On November 7-9th, 2013, your favorite humanitarian design and resiliency conference presented by Architecture for Humanity is back for another round of innovative panel discussions, workshops, Design Open Mic**, and inspiring dose of industry networking. This year’s theme, Designing for a More Resilient World, will highlight the intensifying need to protect livelihood in a world which is continuously dealing with the aftereffects of issues like climate change, urbanization and population shock.

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Opening Night Reception // Thursday, November 7th, 7pm - 10:30pm // Contemporary Jewish Museum –
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Curry Stone Design Prize will announce the 2013 Prize Winners and honor Cameron Sinclair and Kate Stohr with the inaugural Vision Award. All Prize winners will be present.

All Day Forum + Closing Reception // Friday, November 8th, 9am - 8pm // Location: Autodesk Gallery –
1 Market Street #200
San Francisco, CA

Panel Sessions + Workshops
Experts dig into the topics around resiliency and intimate workshops allow participants to gain hands-on knowledge and practical use.
- Sustainable verse Resilient Materials: Research and Implementation 9:30-10am
- Population Shocks: How Shrinking Populations Will Redefine Cities 11-noon
- Curry Stone Design Prize Winners' Presentations in-depth working lunch session
- Active Spaces: Designed to Move 2:30-3:30pm
- Resilient Cities: Local Planning Goes Global 4-5pm
Design Open Mic
A Pecha Kucha-style marathon of innovative concepts, programs and design solutions from emerging and established designers and architects. Presentations run throughout the day parallel to the panels and workshops. Judges will decide upon the top presentations, which will be awarded at the Closing Ceremony. 9-noon, 2-5pm
Keynote + Closing Ceremony
Keynote speaker will conclude the daylong forum with an insightful address, encapsulating Designing for a more resilient world before celebrating the Closing Ceremony and cocktail reception. 5:30-8pm

Chapter Forum // Saturday, November 9th, 10am - 5pm // Location: Architecture for Humanity Headquarters
695 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Implementing Resiliency Panel*
Roundtable discussion on resilient community Chapter projects across the globe* 10-11:30am *Open to the public

Partners and Sponsors
Curry Stone Design Prize
Alcoa Foundation
Absolut Vodka


  1. The Contemporary Jewish Museum
    736 Mission St, San Francisco, CA

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