Designer! You have the potential to benefit many more people than you currently reach. No, this is not a call for pro bono work. Instead, we challenge you to play a direct role in solving critical social and environmental problems--and to incorporate this outreach into your practice to serve an ever-growing client base with real needs.
On November 13 Metropolis magazine's editor in chief Susan S. Szenasy, featured writers from the new Metropolis Books title Expanding Architecture: Design Activism, and designers developers, educators, manufactures, and policy makers started the conversation.
Panelists included Bryan Bell, Founder and Executive Director of Design Corps; James Ludwig, Vice President of Global Design, Steelcase; Alexandros Washburn, Director of Urban Design, City or New York Dept. of City Planning; Amanda Schachter, Principal, SLO Architecture; Russell Katz, Architect/Developer, MOMIDC; Deane Evans, Executive Director, NJIT Architecture Research Center.
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