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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February 08, 2019
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture named Tulane University School of Architecture’s Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design one of only four recipients of its Collaborative Practice Award for the 2018-2019 academic year.Read More
October 18, 2018
The Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design was honored to receive an award at the 2018 Design Awards presented by the American Institute of Architects Louisiana. The Small Center was presented with an Honor Award in the Small Projects category for the Hollygrove Greenline Shade Water Pavilion. The award jury took note of the excellent relationship between the scale of the human and the scale of the project.Read More
September 24, 2018
Water is a defining feature of life in south Louisiana, presenting both urgent threats and unique opportunities.
This summer, five Tulane School of Architecture students explored how communities are shaped by water during the Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design’s 2018 Public Interest Design Fellowship.Read More