Mental Health by Design

Mental Health by Design

Mental Health by Design (MHxD) is a collaboration between the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Fund for Public Health aimed at promoting mental health in NYC public schools through thoughtful design. We designed spaces for two schools with a total budget of $10,000, demanding that we utilize an economy of means to maximize effect. 

Color, soft materials, and playful shapes transform the standard classrooms into safe spaces for students to exchange ideas and to improve health equity in under-served schools.

Location:New York
Dates:2017
Status:Complete
Client:NYC Department of Health
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Wesleyan University Art Gallery

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Nina Chanel Abney Studio

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Nina Chanel Abney Studio

Penthouse

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Penthouse

Galerie Perrotin

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Galerie Perrotin

Rubin Museum of Art

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Rubin Museum of Art

Scalable Solutions for NYCHA

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Scalable Solutions for NYCHA

Glossier

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Glossier

New Gallery and Arts Center

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New Gallery and Arts Center

Telfair Studio

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Telfair Studio

Metropolitan Avenue Mixed Use

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Metropolitan Avenue Mixed Use

HVMoCA

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HVMoCA

New Tenement

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New Tenement

Campus Center

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Campus Center

Prismatic Bay Townhouse

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Prismatic Bay Townhouse

Exhibition Luhring Augustine

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Exhibition Luhring Augustine

Roof by Roof

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Roof by Roof

Mental Health by Design

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Mental Health by Design

Van Allen Flatiron Competition

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Van Allen Flatiron Competition

9x18

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9x18

Cairo Tech Innovation Hub

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Cairo Tech Innovation Hub

Buffalo Architecture Center

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Buffalo Architecture Center

Start-Up Shed

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Start-Up Shed