Posts Tagged ‘Design’

“Neighborhood Design Session” reveals Oakland’s Chinatown residents’ safety concerns

At the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, participants of the "neighborhood design session" are discussing ideas to resolve the issues in Chinatown.

On Tuesday evening, about 120 people gathered at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center to attend a “neighborhood design session” held by the city. The session was a public meeting to discuss challenges in Oakland’s Chinatown and to generate ideas for the city’s “Downtown Oakland Specific Plan,” which will lay out a long-term vision for the…

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“Design Thinking and Making” class at Claremont Middle School encourages students to think outside of the box

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A middle school hallway with its long, lonely corridors often serves as the typical wandering place for a troubled kid. At Claremont Middle School in North Oakland, students are fed up with the perception of hallways in their school. Through a ‘Design Thinking and Making’ class that was implemented this fall, students in grades 6-8…

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