Keith and Julie, along with partner Raul Correa-Smith, are founding members of FAISCAS, an initiative that sets out to spark innovative collaborations between art and architecture aimed at prompting uniquely positive community impact.  Bridging the equator, and through generous support from Columbia University GSAPP and its Global Studio-X Network, Faiscas has sparked events, exhibitions and ongoing collaborative exchanges in both Rio de Janerio and New York City including, Feito por Rio / Made for Rio at the Museu de Arte Moderna (MAM-Rio), Rio Faiscas (with artist, Teresa Simoes) at Instituo Maria Teresa Veira (Rio), Imagination Vessels (with artist, Sergio Cezar) at Studio X NYC, and Central Futuros at Studio X Rio and also the 2011 Festival of Digital Culture at Circo Voador (Rio).