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The Curry Stone Design Prize was invited to announce our 2015 Prize Winner, Rural Urban Framework at the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial Press Preview event.   As part of the launch activities for this first Architectural Biennial in the United States, we lead a panel discussion entitled: Designing Coexistence: Architecture’s Response to Global Crises. Emiliano Gandolfi, Director of the Curry Stone Design Prize and co-founder of Cohabitation Strategies, and Jonathan Solomon, Director of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects, School of the Art...

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Rural Urban Framework (RUF) will be announced at the Chicago Architecture Biennial tomorrow as the 2015 Curry Stone Design Prize winner. Emiliano Gandolfi, Prize Director, will announce the winner after a discussion called “Designing Coexistence” as part of the press preview program of the Biennial. See the event details at the Chicago Biennial.    

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January 22, 2015 Statement: From Board of Directors, Architecture for Humanity It is with great regret that we announce that Architecture for Humanity, LLC will be filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The Board expects that the bankruptcy will be filed within the next two weeks. This decision was made after serious consideration and review of all options. All staff was laid off as of January 1, 2015 and the physical office in San Francisco has been closed.  As of January 1, 2015,...

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The Curry Stone Foundation is saddened to learn the news of Architecture for Humanity’s closure. We are proud to have supported such important work. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to participate, making a contribution to social impact design.  The non-profit facilitated good design solutions for many and positively impacted millions of lives. In fact, Architecture for Humanity inspired us to found the Curry Stone Design Prize in 2008 and to give further recognition to designers who use...

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The Curry Stone Foundation has named Studios Kabako (Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo) as the 2014 Curry Stone Design Prize Winner. The award was presented to Studios Kabako on October 18th at the Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg (KVS) Theatre in Brussels, Belgium. The Congolese performance and theater studio, founded by Faustin Linyekula in 2001, was created to address social memory, fear, and hope in the aftermath of civil war. Through its cultural programs and urban interventions, the studio aims to create a network for...

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CONGOLESE DANCE COMPANY RECOGNIZED FOR USING CULTURE AS A TOOL FOR DEVELOPMENT IN POST-­CONFLICT REGIONS Brussels, Belgium (October 18th, 2014) — The Curry Stone Foundation has named Studios Kabako (Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo) as the 2014 Curry Stone Design Prize Winner. The Congolese performance and theater studio, founded by Faustin Linyekula in 2001, was created to address social memory, fear, and hope in the aftermath of civil war. Through its cultural programs and urban interventions, the studio aims...

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The Curry Stone Foundation, in partnership with the KVS -­ Royal Flemish Theater of Brussels, Belgium, will be holding an awards ceremony followed by a public conversation between the 2014 Curry Stone Design Prize Winner, acclaimed theater director Peter Sellars and Emiliano Gandolfi, Curry Stone Design Prize Director.

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