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Our work is fueled by knowledge, research, and active debate. We advocate new ideas and innovation in design theory and practice. SWA’s identity is founded on research, experimentation, and risk-taking. Browse our online laboratory of ideas, people, and projects.



Follow our photographers on the road as they document our work.

SWA Ideas Journal

Our annual print collection highlights recent work and upcoming visions


Infrastructure Research Initiative at SWA

Social Impact

Social Impact Design Initiative


The Annual Patrick Curren Fellowship funds research and innovation by outstanding employees