Live Projects Network

Live Projects are also referred to as “Design Build Projects”, “Live Build Projects”, “Real Projects” and “Service Learning”, often connected with participatory, collaborative, inter-disciplinary, professional training, and construction/technology education. They are also a pedagogic means to extend the institutional confines of the design studio. Live Projects Network aims to promote the use of live projects in education, share best practice, encourage dialogue and also contribute to the establishment of a theoretical basis for the study of live projects.

Live Projects Network is an online resource to share practice and connect students, educators, clients, practitioners and researchers involved in live projects.

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Exhibition Curated Works

Two people sitting outside of Bong's Place

Photo Credit: Clint Abrahams

Bong’s Place Macassar’s Storytelling Shack

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Building with light on at dusk

Photo Credit: Joti Weijers-Coghlan

Fish River Rangers Accommodation

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Exterior view of Grange Pavilion

Photo Credit: Kyle Pearce

Grange Pavilion

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People gathered around a table outside

Photo Credit: University of Sheffield, School of Architecture

Imagine Castlegate

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Deck overlooking miles of land

Photo Credit: Chad Kraus

Passerine Pavilion

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The Live Projects Network

Live Projects Network is an online resource to connect students, educators, collaborators, practitioners and researchers involved in live projects. The aims are to promote the use of live projects in education, share best practice, encourage dialogue and also contribute to the establishment of a theoretical basis for the study of live projects.

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DesignBuildXchange

a platform that engages people to actively participate in building a better world by connecting professional education with practice, scientific research and social engagement

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Pacific Rim Community Design Network

provides a vehicle for collaboration and mutual support for a comparative understanding of community design in the fast-changing political and social context of the Pacific Rim

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SEED Network

advances the goal that design can play a role in working with communities to address the critical challenges faced by communities across the globe

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