El Corazón Banner Launch

A very moving afternoon “revealing” the El Corazón / The Heart of Holyoke Banners to celebrate the Puerto Rican community and the Hidden Legends that were chosen by the Pa’lante Restorative Justice youth from the Holyoke Public School.

Whiting Foundation funded travel to Sweden

Caryn was in Sweden to continue travel activities funded by the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a proposal entitled “Voices from the Field: Impact of Collaborative Practices on Design in Nordic Countries.”

 St. Mark’s Church (1960), Bjorkhagen by Sigurd Lewerentz

El Corazón at EDRA 50

Caryn, Joseph, and Clay shared the El Corazón project during a poster session at the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) Conference in Brooklyn.

Final Push for El Córazon Crowdfunding!

We’ve in the home stretch of our Heart of Holyoke crowdfunding campaign to raise $20,000. The campaign is closing in 12 days!

If you haven’t donated yet, you still have time!

If you already have contributed, then please consider pitching in again and/or spreading the word among your own networks. Thank you!

Join us as we celebrate a successful crowdfunding campaign at our Closing Event!


Caryn spoke about communicating with collaborators, varied audiences, and project stakeholders in a talk on Design Fundamentals at the UMass VIZ inaugural event.