Over the last few months, the Design Corps has released a series of short films titled SEEDocs, which profile the winners of the annual Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Awards. The projects highlighted range from the preservation and rehabilitation of a pueblo in New Mexico to community engagement in a school in post-earthquake Peru. While we wait for last SEEDoc to be released, here are the first five:
The Social Economic Environmental Design organization provides tools—the SEED Network and SEED Certification—that guide design professionals toward community-based engagement with design practice. These tools support a public-interest methodology that is increasingly recognized as an effective way to sustain the health and longevity of a place or a community as it develops over time.