Writing, teaching, and speaking engagements are an important part of our work. We publish on topics related to design, organizational culture, workplace, innovation, and urban infrastructure. We also present at conferences and moderate discussion panels.


THESANDBOXBLOG Recent Posts:

01/21/15

Open office plans: Boon or bane?

Scott responds to the "Google got it wrong" open office controversy.

01/13/15

Green Hub gets a boost

We're happy to report a new source of funding for our Green Hub project!

01/07/15

Scott on community-centered development for Black Star News

Pilot Projects' founder and director on how anyone can get involved in their neighborhood's developments, and why they should.


Past Speaking Engagements:

01/31/14

“Forests As Capital” Annual Conference of the International Society of Tropical Foresters, Yale Chapter

Pilot Projects and its partners in the Brooklyn Bridge Forest were finalists in the Innovation Prize for outstanding ideas and concepts in financing tropical forest conservation. The Brooklyn Bridge Forest team presented the project before a panel of judges and conference attendees. 

 

10/18/13

2013 MAS Summit for New York City

New York City needs leaders that will cultivate opportunity and nurture innovation in all spheres. This year’s Summit themes were Innovation and Leadership, driving a discussion of building a globally competitive city that is socially, economically and environmentally resilient. Scott Francisco presented Brooklyn Bridge Forest and 100 Fountains.  See a video of the presentation

10/04/13

IAM Inhabit

A gathering of creatives from a variety of disciplines to share ideas and issues related to their artistic and spiritual practices.


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