What began as a fun challenge last year has now become an annual DELV staple: the pop-up parking lot installation. Fueled with inspiration, teamwork, and a $100 budget–we again joined with some amazing partners to produce a structure for the public to enjoy and interact with.
How can we create higher performing buildings in the Midwest? Architect Jennifer Miller has some ideas.
Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, a non-profit organization that’s been in operation since 1969, has the simple mission to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Back in June, we teamed up with them to lead a two-day workshop in their summer STEM-focused program that packs a big punch.
A studio favorite since its inception, DELVsgiving began as a way to connect us–to one another and to our community. Three years ago, we flipped the traditional ‘corporate’ charitable giving model (a big check from the formal entity) and instead handed each DELVer a check to deliver to the cause of their choosing. That is, with one, single stipulation: come back and tell the entire team why they were compelled and how we could jump in to help.
DELV Architect Kelley Miller launches an Indianapolis chapter of PechaKucha—the world’s fastest growing storytelling platform. Japanese for “chit-chat” and used globally in more than 140 countries, the PechaKucha model brings people together to tell powerful, visually-compelling stories in a simple format—20 slides, 20 seconds for each slide.
We sat down with Kelley to dig deeper into her motivation for this new launch and to learn more about how this simple idea is connecting people in meaningful ways.