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Theaster Gates Conceives of a Bold Serpentine Pavilion in Kensington Gardens
Interior Design , September 7, 2022
"Design for Freedom [is] a groundbreaking initiative by Grace Farms that advises on the sustainability and ethical labor practices behind construction materials."
September 7, 2022
The construction supply chain is plagued by slave labor. She’s changing that
Fast Company, August 9, 2022
"With Design for Freedom, Sharon Prince is working to get leaders in architecture and construction to find ways around using materials made with slave labor."
August 9, 2022
Illegal wildlife trade war gains momentum as experts get new fighting tips in Dar
The Citizen, August 3, 2022
"We want to optimize our resources and impart relevant skills on how to surmount this challenge."
August 3, 2022
Christina Seilern: Postcard from New Canaan
The RIBA Journal, July 26, 2022
"Landscape and building co-exist, complement and collude in New Canaan, Connecticut ..."
July 26, 2022
Grace Farms CEO: Construction should not bank on ‘slavery discount’
New Canaan Advertiser, June 29, 2022
“We need to stand up and participate in abolishing slavery and other inequities, gender and racial included.”
June 29, 2022
Food, clothing, SHELTER: Lessons on ethical sourcing in the construction industry from the Design for Freedom Summit
Medium , June 21, 2022
"This emerging ethical discussion begs us to pull back the curtain on the supply chains that fuel construction."
June 21, 2022