Upcoming and Recent Events

D4CR presenting at the 2023 Geodesign Summit
"Multi-Scalar Geodesign in Minnesota: D4CR Pilot Project Report"

When: April 11-12, 2022

Where: Redlands, California

D4CR Warren goes to the Marshall County Fair!

July 20-24, 2022, members of the D4CR Team will be at the Marshall County Fair in Warren, Minnesota sharing progress on Warren's visions for the future and getting input from Warren residents and visitors on what makes Warren special and how to make it even better. Visitors can view the posters, and share ideas in an interactive model, drawing maps, and online surveys. Participants are entered into a raffle with daily and end of week prizes*. Come explore the project at the booth in the Commercial Building!  You can also view the fair posters and answer the surveys on this website, on the D4CR Warren Page.
*(Sunday is display only, no raffle.)

D4CR presenting at the 2022 Geodesign Summit
"Community Engaged Geodesign in a Pandemic: Design For Community Regeneration (D4CR)"

When: April 11-12, 2022

Where: Online

College of Design Book Chapter Events

D4CR Co-leaders Tim Griffin, Jonee Kulman Brigham, and Dewey Thorbeck contributed a chapter for the College of Design anniversary compendium book. 

Fall 2021 - Book Launch, U of MN Alumni Center

February 10, 2022 Chapter summary presentation and panel discussion with other chapter authors on the theme of community engagement.

D4CR Network Convening

When: October 1, 2021, 10 am to 4pm

Where: Due to new pandemic developments, this workshop will be fully online.

This is our second D4CR Network gathering since 2019 and is presented in morning and afternoon sessions. 

The morning theme is  “Moving the Needle on Regenerative Design: Trends, Tools, Tactics”. It will include a refresher on the D4CR idea and our growing partner network and a presentation of the Minnesota Design Center’s involvement in the International Geodesign Collaboration. 

The afternoon theme is Regenerative Community-Building on the Ground: Place, People, Process. It will look at the D4CR Warren Pilot Project, the development of regional planning clusters, and opportunities for participating in the future.

August 16, 2021 NW RSDP Resilient Communities Work Group 

D4CR presented at the Environmental Design Research Association Conference: EDRA 52 Detroit Just Environments
"Equity and Inclusion in D4CR: Design for Community Regeneration"

When: May 19-23, 2021

Where: Detroit, Online

D4CR presented at the 2021 Geodesign Summit
"One Menu, Many Hands to Play"

When: February 9-10, 2021

Where: Online, View the Presentation

D4CR presented at the 2020 conference of the American Institute of Architects - Minnesota Chapter

When: October 27, 2020

Where: Online

D4CR Warren Pilot Project Launches

When: Summer 2020 - Spring 2021

Where: Warren, MN (online)

D4CR is the subject of a forthcoming chapter in a publication of the College of Design at the University of Minnesota

When: forthcoming Fall 2021

D4CR presented at the 2020 Geodesign Summit

When: February 24–27, 2020

Where: Esri Headquarters, Redlands, California

D4CR Network Workshop

When: September, 2019

Where: Northrup Auditorium. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

D4CR Initiated with Minnesota Design Center Seed Funding 

When: June, 2019

Where: Minnesota Design Center, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities