Archinect - News 2014-10-23T07:00:53-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/77692784/latrobe-prize-research-on-public-interest-practices-released Latrobe Prize Research on Public Interest Practices Released Archinect 2013-07-22T20:08:00-04:00 >2013-07-29T20:59:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/78/78puozh6ec2lejvc.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> A comprehensive report on the research into current public interest practices in architecture has recently been released and is now available at <a href="http://www.aia.org/aiaucmp/groups/aia/documents/document/aiab099531.pdf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.aia.org/aiaucmp/groups/aia/documents/document/aiab099531.pdf</a></p> <p> The research was funded by the <a href="http://www.aia.org/press/releases/AIAB087557?dvid=&amp;recspec=AIAB087557" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2011 Latrobe Research Prize $100,000 grant</a>, awarded by the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. Latrobe prize recipients and report authors are: Roberta Feldman, professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago; Sergio Palleroni, senior fellow for the Institute for Sustainable Solutions; David Perkes, AIA, director of Gulf Coast Community Design Studio at Mississippi State University; and Bryan Bell, executive director of Design Corps.</p> <p> Among the findings of the report is that public interest design is transforming architectural prac&shy;tices. This transformation to a more public interest model can be seen as a wide-spread response to the concern that the conventional model of practice responds solely to the paying clie...</p>