Public Interest Design and Education
As the Tulane School of Architecture’s community design center, Small Center brings together creative makers and doers working for a better city. We advance community-driven ideas through collaboration, design education and scrappy problem-solving.
We work with a variety of nonprofit organizations and community groups to provide design services to communities who are consistently underserved by our field.
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September 18, 2017
We are excited to announce that Rashidah Williams will be joining our team as the new Assistant Director.
An architect, urban planner, and graphic designer, Rashidah comes to Small Center with a keen sense of how design can serve as a catalyst for systemic change in the built environment. Read more
September 13, 2017
Small Center’s fall exhibit, Sites of Resistance: An Exhibit Exploring Geographies + Histories of Social Change in New Orleans, opened yesterday night, with over 100 visitors in attendance.
Bill Quigley, professor of law and Director of the Law Clinic and the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center at Loyola University, facilitated a lively discussion of current and past resistance movements in New Orleans. Read more
August 22, 2017
On Monday, Small Center co-hosted with the Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance August’s Red Beans Roundtable.
Kelsey Foster, Campaign Director of Committee for a Better New Orleans; Andreanecia M. Read more