April 2018 – Unlocking Alameda Creek is presented at the SF Bay Area Resilient by Design final review in San Francisco, CA and the Alameda Creek Atlas is launched.

February 2018 – Unlocking Alameda Creek is presented at the SF Bay Area Resilient by Design mid-reviews in San Francisco, CA.

August 2017 – Claire Napawan and Brett Snyder are members of the selected team, Public Sediment, for the San Francisco Bay Area’s Resilient by Design competition. Funded by the Rockefeller Institute and charged with climate adaptation planning within the 10 counties that surround the Bay.

June 2017 – #OurChangingClimate workshop held at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC) in Santa Barbara, California.

May 2017 – FOGWASTE featured on the homepage of the American Society of Landscape Architecture’s online magazine.

October 2016 – #OurChangingClimate workshop held at Imagining America’s National Conference in collaboration with the National Organization for Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS) at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee School of Architecture & Urban Planning.

October 2016 – #OurChangingClimate a Selected Finalist for the 2016 South by Southwest (SXSW) Eco Conference’s Place by Design (PXD) Awards for Equity + Inclusion.

September 2016 – The City of San Jose is awarded the 2016 Pollution Prevention Award from the San Francisco Regional Water Board, which includes recognition of FOGWASTE in community outreach.

June 2016 – #OurChangingClimate is awarded a Tech for Social Good Grant from the University of California’s Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS). $5,000 award will support expansion of digital and analogue networking tools.

October 2015 – #OurChangingClimate team selected as one of University of California, Davis’ Climate Action Champion. $25,000 award will support development of website and expansion of workshops throughout the State of California.

May 2015 – Claire Napawan selected as a Vanguard Class of 2015 (top 40 emerging urbanists under 40) to participate in the Next City’s Vanguard Conference in Reno and participate in the Big Idea Challenge. Her groups’ intervention, #SuperCity, was a selected finalist for the Big Idea Challenge and will be installed on ‘The Lids’ site outside the El Dorado casino.

October 2014 – #SFOpenCity installed at the Open City/Art City Festival at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) in collaboration with the Institute for the Future (IFTF).


October 2014 – City Sink | Sync City awarded Honorable Mention from the South by Southwest (SXSW) Eco Conference’s Place by Design competition.

March 2013 – Smart Sidewalks selected finalist for New York City’s Reinventing Payphones competition, awarded Best Functionality Award, and exhibited at the New Museum of New York’s Ideas City Festival.

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