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Dedicated to advancing cities, spaces, and places that make up our communities.


We believe that the future of our communities is dependent on advancing research dedicated to the built environment. Our Endowment and Grant Program supports all levels of scholarship—from young students beginning their studies to tenured professors publishing their latest books.

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We partner with scholars, professionals, institutions, and policymakers to support initiatives that explore how architecture, engineering, historic preservation, landscape architecture, and urban design transform our communities.

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Our Conference and Symposia Series will host UniversALL Design 2020, a gathering of thought leaders focused on shared community benefits of inclusivity in all spaces occurring on March 30-31 in Austin, TX.

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