Scott Moore y Medina and David Jaber (Blue Star Studio) on an Indigenous American owned full-service planning and architecture firm

Scott Moore y Medina and David Jaber of Blue Star Studio will speak in the next edition of CPID Talks, on Friday, February 12. The CPID Talks are aimed at fostering a dialogue about interesting work being done that is relevant to the public interest design field by inviting speakers from a wide variety of disciplines to share their work and thoughts in an informal setting. These talks are open to the public and held in the CPID office in the School of Architecture at PSU (Shattuck Hall 217).

Blue Star Studio is an Indigenous American owned, small-business enterprise committed to quality design and smart community building. As a full-service planning and architecture firm, they offer a broad range of services including feasibility, planning and design services to both private and public sectors. Blue Star Studio works well with those in community development, non-profits, developers, city, county, state, tribal and federal governments, engineers, other planners and architects, institutions and individuals. The firm's Lakota Nation Building at the Keya Wakpala Development project was a 2015 SEED Award winner.

Blue Star Studio believes that every interaction is a unique opportunity to bring out the best in every project. They work side by side with clients and collaborators to find beautiful solutions for the betterment of the communities they engage, through careful discovery, close listening, and smart design. They operate from a belief in the power of place that comes from a long term relationship between people and the land.