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#SDF2015 DESIGN FOR EQUITY  |  SEPTEMBER 12-25

Block Party
Saturday, September 12 - Sunday September 13, 10am - 6pm
Occidental Park, 300 Occidental Ave S. 98104

PARK(ing) Day
Friday, September 18, 10am - 7pm
Citywide

Conference
Saturday, September 19, 930am - 6pm
Seattle Central Public Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Partner Programs
Daily
Citywide 

Closing Party
Friday, September 25
Surface Theory, 536 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104 

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Tuesday, September 22 • 3:00pm - 9:00pm
EXHIBIT - Mexico City: Recording the City // Urban Mobility Design Challenges

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Access to the City is everyone's right. Unfortunately in reality this is not the case for everyone, be it Mexico City, or Seattle. The Seattle Design Festival exhibition entitled Recording the City presents documented conditions in Mexico City through the eyes of ten University of Washington architecture students. Through video recordings, sound recordings, written stories, drawings, and paintings, the exhibition intends to broaden people's perception of the City and how people inhabit and interact with it by probing viewers to ask questions about their own City. How do we see the City? How do we read it? How do we live with it, move through it, adapt to it? And how does the city adapt to our own behaviors? By asking these questions of ourselves, and through seeing rather than looking, we generate a greater respect and understanding of the diverse individuals and groups with whom we share the City.


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DESSUlab

DESSULab
We are a student organization that focuses on Design, Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship and Start Ups. Our objective is to connect students with the people, organizations, tools, knowledge and resources to develop and execute their ideas and projects in these fields.
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UW Dept of Architecture

The third biennial 2015 University of Washington Architecture in Mexico program gave 15 students the opportunity to live and work for three months in the teeming metropolis of Mexico City. Program instructors Robert Hutchison and Cory Mattheis asked their students to document a specific typological condition in the City that piqued their interest, giving each student a unique and specific lens through which to view the City throughout the... Read More →



Tuesday September 22, 2015 3:00pm - 9:00pm
The Belltown Collective 2231 1st Ave, Seattle WA