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2018 AIA Baltimore and BAF Spring Lecture Series: Ethics

March 15, 2018

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Overview

This year’s Spring Lecture Series theme is Empowerment, Access, Co-Creation, Ethics. At the core of many of our social challenges is an asymmetrical power dynamic. This series explores the role of power in design and what it looks like for designers to facilitate its redistribution. 15 March 2018: Ethics Dr. Thomas Seager, Arizona State University, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment. Tempe, Arizona. Dr. Thomas Seager will be speaking about his research into the moral and ethical implications of infrastructure design. Dr. Seager leads research teams working at the boundaries of engineering and social science to understand innovation for resilient infrastructure systems, including the life-cycle environmental consequences of emerging energy technologies, novel approaches to teamwork and communication in socio-technical integrative settings, and engineering ethics education. Current research sponsors include the National Science Foundation, the US Army Corp of Engineers, the Environmental Protection Agency, and several industry partners. Schedule 15 March 2018: Ethics Dr. Thomas Seager, Arizona State University, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment. Tempe, Arizona. 29 March 2018: Access Krista Nightengale, Better Block Foundation. Dallas, Texas. Sponsored by MICA Architectural Design 19 April 2018: Co-Creation Jae Shin & Damon Rich, Hector Design. Newark, New Jersey. Sponsored by Maryland ASLA 26 April 2018: Empowerment James Mitchell, Orkidstudio. Nairobi, Kenya. Reception sponsored by Gutierrez Studios

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  • Mount Vernon

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