Design Matters – Episode January 18, 2021

Program: Design Matters

Length: 30 minutes

Episode 1: How can we overcome design biases in western education?

What are some assumptions we make as designers? Is there bias in design? How has architecture served western values and what western values do they serve? This episode looks at dissecting the relationships between social and environmental inequities in design found in our education and workplace environments.

Guests: Bushra Hashim (M. Environmental Design Student), Vivian Ton (Founding member of AEDE and M. Architecture Student), María del Sol Galdón (Landscape Architect of Planta| Galdón Landscape Studio), Martha Schwartz (Senior Partner at Martha Schwartz Partners)