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Territory NFP

Program Description

Territory is an afterschool and summer design team program, putting young people to work in their own communities, using urban design to build community identity and re-imagine public spaces across Chicago. Team members learn design skills through activities including: introduction to design, user experience and empathy, site research, community-engaged planning, ideation, public speaking and communication, prototyping and design iteration, design development, technical drawings, project management, introduc- tion to materials, budgeting, and the basics of construction and fabrication. Each team completes an urban design, public art or placemaking project working in partnership with their host community, and each project is unique, re ecting the expertise of our team members and the needs of the community.

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Territory is an afterschool and summer design team program, putting young people to work in their own communities, using urban design to build community identity and re-imagine public spaces across Chicago. Team members learn design skills through activities, and each team completes an urban design, public art or placemaking project working in partnership with their host community, and each project is unique, reflecting the expertise of our team members and the needs of the community.