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Join Archeworks 2013-14 Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Design program and collaborate on public interest design partnerships with NeighborSpace and the Regional Transportation Authority.

We are seeking emerging and mid-career participants with experience in urban planning, architecture, landscape architecture, user experience, industrial design, communications/graphic design, wayfinding and related areas of expertise to join an Archeworks design team on one of these projects.

Community Garden Design Innovation: Preserving Urban Growing Space
Partner: NeighborSpace
Develop design strategies to assist this Chicago network of 85 volunteer-led community gardens. Strengthen community engagement, improve garden productivity, and promote stewardship of neighborhood space.

Enhancing the Public Transit Experience through Integrated Design
Partner: Regional Transportation Authority
Bring integrated design thinking to a busy multi-modal transportation center in Chicago.  Enhance customer experience, improve communication and wayfinding systems, and promote the station as an accessible hub for commuters, tourists and neighborhood residents.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit an application ASAP. We will continue to accept applications on a space-available basis until the program starts on September 24, 2013. Visit for more information and to download application materials.

Archeworks is a multidisciplinary design educator that advances design in the public interest and inspires collaborative action to shape healthy, sustainable and equitable communities.