Big announcement: our design challenges have been finalized!

Here are the problems that BarnRaise design teams will be tackling. We'd love for you to join us, and all our partnering organizations, in designing a new world together.

Bright Star Community Outreach
How might we use technology and a sustainable system to better connect people with the Bronzeville Dream Center?

How might we re-imagine the impact of light on the urban condition through a comprehensive lighting framework that serves as the connective tissue of accessibility throughout the city?

Friends of the Parks
How might we transform Kells Park into an active space that integrates with the surrounding neighborhood to become a next-generation park?

University of Chicago Center for Community Health and Vitality
How might we build self-sustainable initiatives to improve urban safety in Chicago’s south side communities?

Metropolitan Tenants Organization
How might we build an effective Communication Strategy for MTO in its efforts to reach out to low income renters?

How might we use our knowledge of automated driving technology to make cities safer for pedestrians and cyclists?

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: Technology Development Center
How might we improve public safety by increasing rates of vaccination to strengthen population immunity?


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