These organizations have been pre-approved by NCARB for community-based design center/collaborative opportunities.


Auburn University Foundation/Urban Studio
Auburn University College of Architecture, Design and Construction
Auburn, Alabama 36849

Auburn University Foundation/Rural Studio
Auburn University College of Architecture, Design and Construction
Auburn, Alabama 36849

Freedom by Design: Auburn University
361 Graves Dr.
Auburn, AL 36849


Cosanti Foundation
13555 South Cross L Rd.
Mayer, AZ 86333

Drachman Institute
PO Box 210075
1040 N. Olive Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85721

Freedom by Design: University of Arizona
1040 N. Olive Rd.
Tucson, AR 85719


University of Arkansas Community Design Center
1 E Center St, Ste 220
Fayetteville, AR 72701



Alliance for Environmental Leadership
11899 Edgewood Road Unit M
Auburn, CA  95603

Cal Poly Pomona Foundation Inc.
3801 W. Temple Ave., Building 55
Pomona, CA 91768

Community Design Center San Francisco
5 Thomas Mellon Cir, Ste 128
San Francisco, CA 94134

Freedom By Design Chapter: California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504

Freedom By Design: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA  93405

Freedom by Design: NewSchool of Architecture & Design
1249 F Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Freedom by Design: University of Southern California
850 Bloom Walk , Suite 204
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Freedom by Design: Woodbury University
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006

Los Angeles Chapter of Open Architecture Collaborative
1423 Broadway, Suite 315
Oakland, CA  94612

Open Architecture Collaborative: Bay Area
2973 16th St
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94103

Space Saloon
2202 S. Figueroa St. #415
Los Angeles, CA  90007-2049


Engineering Ministries International - USA
130 E. Kiowa St. Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Freedom by Design: University of Colorado Boulder
1060 18th Street
Boulder, CO 80309-0314

Freedom by Design: University of Colorado Denver
1250 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202

University Technical Assistance Program
1250 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202

U.S. Green Building Council - Colorado
1536 Wynkoop Street, Suite 430 
Denver, CO 80202


Yale Urban Design Workshop
1221 Chapel Street, 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511

District of Columbia

CUA-DC Catholic University of America Design Collaborative
School of Architecture and Planning
620 Michigan Ave NE, DC  20064

Freedom by Design: Woodbury University
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006

Open Architecture DC
7027 Eastern Ave
Tacoma Park, MD 20912

The River East Design Center
1318 Dexter Terrace SE
Washington, DC  20020


University of Miami School of Architecture Center for Urban & Community Design
1223 Dickinson Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146


Freedom by Design: Savannah College of Art and Design
324 Bull St.
Savannah, GA 31401  or
229 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31401


Architectural Design Studio
ADS #475
75-5851 Kuakini Hwy
Kailua Kona, HI 96740

University of Hawaii School of Architecture Community Design Center
2410 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822


Freedom By Design – Illinois Institute of Technology
3360 S State St
Chicago, IL 60616


Freedom by Design – Ball State University
Ball State University, Department of Architecture
2000 W University Ave
Muncie, IN 47306

Near Northwest Neighborhood, Inc.
1007 Portage Avenue
South Bend, IN 46616

South Bend Heritage Foundation
803 Lincolnway West
South Bend, IN 46616


Freedom by Design: Kansas State University
1088 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-2902

Freedom by Design Chapter – University of Kansas
1465 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045

Studio 804
1465 Jayhawk Boulevard
Marvin Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045

Studio 811
1465 Jayhawk Boulevard
Marvin Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045


Building Institute
UL Lafayette School of Architecture and Design
P.O. Box 42811
Lafayette, LA 70504

Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design
1725 Baronne St
New Orleans, LA 70803

Urban Build
Richardson Memorial Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118


Neighborhood Design Center (Baltimore)
120 W. North Avenue, Suite 306
Baltimore, MD 21201

Neighborhood Design Center (Hyattsville)
4318 Gallatin Street
Hyattsville, MD  20781


Center for Design Engagement
151 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003

Freedom by Design: University of Massachusetts Amherst
310 Design Building
551 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003

Freedom by Design: Northeastern University
11 Leon Street
Boston, MA  02115

U.S. Green Building Council – Massachusetts
50 Milk St, 16th Fl
Boston, MA 02109


International Design Clinic
656 Lincoln Road
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230

Taubman Public Design Corps
2000 Bonisteel Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Freedom by Design: Dunwoody, Minneapolis, MN
818 Dunwoody Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Freedom by Design Chapter: University of Minnesota
89 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414


Kansas City Design Center
1018 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64105


100 Fold Studio/Summer Studio - Community Track
P.O. Box 1160
Lakeside, MT  59922

New Jersey

Freedom by Design: New Jersey Institute of Technology
Hillier College of Architecture and Design
NJIT University Heights, Weston Hall
Newark, NJ 07102

Save Lucy Committee, Inc. (DBA: Lucy the Elephant)
1 Lucy Plaza
9200 Atlantic Avenue
Margate City, NJ  08402

New York

Community Design Center Rochester
1115 East Main Street, Door #3B
Rochester, NY 14609

Design_Serv at the New York City College of Technology
186 Jay Street, V-818
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Freedom by Design: New York Institute of Technology - Manhattan
1855 Broadway, rm 606A
New York, NY 10023

Freedom by Design - Syracuse University
201 Slocum Hall
Syracuse, NY 132144

Open Architecture Collaborative: New York
536 LaGuardia Pl
New York, NY 10012

115 W 27th St, # 901
New York, NY 10001

North Carolina

Durham Area Designers Inc.
111 W. Main Street
Durham, NC  27701

Freedom by Design Chapter: NC State University
Campus Box 7701
Raleigh, NC 27695

Freedom by Design: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223

North Dakota

Freedom by Design - North Dakota State University
650 NP Ave  
Fargo, ND 58102


Freedom by Design: Miami University
1222 Herschel Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45208

Miami University Center for Community Engagement in Over-the-Rhine 
Miami University
Oxford, OH 45056

Neighborhood Design Center
1445 Summit St
Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43201

The Toledo Design Center 
One Seagate, Suite #123
Toledo, OH 43604


Freedom by Design: Oklahoma State University
101 Architecture Building
Stillwater, OK 74078


Architects Without Borders - Oregon 
403 NW 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209

Center for Public Interest Design
School of Architecture, Portland State University
P.O. Box 751  
Portland, OR 97207

Open Architecture Collaborative - Portland
2973 16th Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94103


Community Design Collaborative of Philadelphia
1216 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Endless Mountains Habitat For Humanity
PO Box 308
Tunkhannock, PA 18657-0308

Freedom by Design: Pennsylvania State University
Stuckeman Family Building
State College, PA  16802

Office of Public Art - Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
810 Penn Avenue, 6th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Operation Better Block
801 N. Homewood Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208-1444

Remaking Cities Institute - Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Rhode Island

AIAS Freedom by Design - Roger Williams University Chapter 
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809

South Carolina

AIAS Freedom by Design - Clemson University Chapter 
1-159 Lee Hall
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634


Chattanooga Design Studio
850 Market Street, Suite #206
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Freedom by Design: University of Tennessee – Knoxville
1715 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN  37916

Nashville Civic Design Center
138 Second Ave North, Suite 106  
Nashville, TN 37201

University of Memphis Center for Sustainable Design
404 Jones Hall
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152


AIAS Freedom by Design: Prairie View A&M University
L.W. Minor Street
Prairie View, TX 77446

AIAS Freedom by Design: University of Houston
4200 Elgin Street
Room 122
Houston, TX  77204 - 4000

AIAS Freedom by Design: University of Texas-Arlington
601 W. Nedderman Drive, #203
Arlington, TX 76019

Center for Advanced Design Research & Evaluation (CADRE)
350 North St. Paul Street #100
Dallas, TX 75201

Open Architecture Collaborative: Austin
607 Nueces Street
Austin, Texas 78701

Rice Building Workshop / Rice University
Rice University MS-50
6100 South Main Street
Houston, TX 77005


218 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT  84111

University of Utah - DesignBuildBLUFF
375 S 1530 E, Room 332 Arch
Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Freedom by Design: University of Virginia
110 Bayly Dr
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Storefront for Community Design 
205 E Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219



Architects Without Borders - Seattle
1101 2nd Avenue, Suite 400
Seattle, WA  98101

Lopez Center for Community and the Arts
204 Village Road
Lopez Island, WA 98261


Engineering Ministries International - America Latina
130 E. Kiowa St. Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Engineering Ministries International - East Africa
130 E. Kiowa St. Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Engineering Ministries International: India
Shivalik A-329 Basement
Malviya Nagar, New Delhi, 110017, India

Engineering Ministries International - Middle East/North Africa
130 E. Kiowa St. Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903