Design for Change: Reservoir Hill

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02 13 12 Kick Off invitiation revised JPG

Students from Maryland Institute College of Art's "Design for Change" course are working with residents from Greenmount West and Reservoir Hill to co-design environmental art projects highlighting local watershed health. This past  Monday, 2/13/12, students and residents met for the first time at a kick-off workshop held at MICA's Brown Center. Check out how residents assembled plastic toys, figures, and candy into model communities (all photos courtesy of James Rojas, the workshop facilitator):

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02 13 12 MICA design for change 4

Ms. Ruthie assembles her "ideal Reservoir Hill," complete with railroads, flowers, and a dinosaur for kids (2/13/12)

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02 13 12 MICA design for change 5

Reservoir Hill residents and MICA students put together their favorite neighborhood features into a combined design (2/13/12)

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02 12 12 MICA design for change 7

Ms.Rosemary's conceptual neighborhood model made out of candy (2/13/12)

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02 13 12 MICA design for change 6

Ms. Dea's "ideal Reservoir Hill" with wind turbines, cork sidewalks, and underground recycling (2/13/12)