Archinect - News 2017-08-23T00:30:40-04:00 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="" width="650" height="650" 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="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a></p> <p> The research was funded by the <a href=";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>