Design Matters – Episode February 15, 2021

Program: Design Matters

Length: 30 minutes

Episode 2: How can we design Canadian homes for the externally displaced?

Discussions about cultural displacement, refugees, and cultural adoption. This episode asks questions such as what are some examples of designs that have healed and helped to bring people together to create a sense of inclusion? How can we fight isolation? How do find common design qualities for an ethnic group?

Guests: Jamie Enachescu (Former Program Manager at the United Way of Calgary) , Srimal Ranasinghe (Community Lead at Sustainable Calgary), Hal Eagletail (Cultural Consultant and member of the Northern Dene TsuuT’ina Nation)