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:

12/11/15

11/09/15

Wood at Work 2015

A first-of-its-kind conference, and the formation of a world-changing community of practice.

09/26/15

Co-Build Kathmandu: An NYC engineer assesses homes, builds friendships

Structural engineer Justin Den Herder was the first volunteer in our Co-Build Kathmandu initiative.

PILOTPROJECTS in the News:

11/25/15

11/10/15

Fountain Drinks

99% Invisible

11/10/15

Public space has a drinking problem

Landscape Architecture magazine


Past Speaking Engagements:

11/10/15

GROW: Cultivating the Next Generation of Architectural Leaders, Center for Architecture

GROW was a one-day symposium in November 2015 geared toward emerging leaders and mid-career architects seeking inspiration and knowledge. Scott Francisco was invited to speak on the topic of "business structure."

02/03/14

“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.


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