Strengthening Design Through Community

How can contemporary design respond to the dynamism of accelerating climate change, aging infrastructure, transforming markets, and social inequity? Featuring staff attorney Amy Laura Cahn, May 18, 2016.

Join a conversation with designers and community members who are addressing these challenges by forging new means of collaboration, featuring Law Center staff attorney Amy Laura Cahn. Click here to register.

  • Learn from projects that are setting new precedent for co-creation across sectors and disciplines
  • Explore practices that generate deep levels of commitment while resulting in innovative designs
  • Learn new strategies for engaging communities in the design process

You’ll come away with a new appreciation of collaboration—including its potential to help you move your projects along faster.

Learning Objectives:
Assess the relationship between the process of community collaboration and the long-term success of a project.

Learn new precedent-based strategies for engaging communities in the design process.
Evaluate the effect design has had on communities post engagement period.

Use community engagement as a tool to justify new design approaches when seeking support/approval from government
and financial institutions.

Strengthening Design Through Community
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
1:00 — 5:00 p.m.
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Click here to register