Designers! 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 January 22nd 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 took the conversation to Atlanta.
Panelists included Bryan Bell, Founder and Executive Director of Design Corps;David Green, AIA, Associate Partner, Perkins+Will; Faset J. (Bill) Seay, AIA, architect and planner; Steve Badanes, Assoc. AIA, founder of Jersey Devil and teacher; Brett Kincaid, director of design, Steelcase North America, and Erik Mehlman, AIA Principle, STUDIO B Architecture, PC.
Respondents included Valencia Coar, Ryan Gravel, and Chris Sciarrone.
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