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More than 125 delegates from communities across the United States and abroad joined us at the National Building Museum last week for our 2014 DESIGN MATTERS CONFERENCE: Crafting the Story. Stay tuned for an event wrap-up to be shared soon.

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"If You Build It" has become a staple of the film festival circuit, bringing publicity to the design-build curriculum of Studio H co-founded by Emily Pilloton and Matt Miller. AAO speaks with Miller about his experience teaching ten teenagers in rural North Carolina and the film documenting the project.

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Seattle-based Design in Public recently unveiled the winners to its latest annual ideas competition, "Redesigning the School Lunch Experience." In this interview with DiP Associate Director Katherine Wimble, we cover a few of the ins and outs of competition management, and share some helpful resources for fellow AAO Members.

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