Community Localism - Real-World Implications in Local Communities

2021 AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: COMMUNITIES


Tackle the real-world implications of policies and design decisions with this presentation of research and work done in specific places to increase community equity and visibility. Initiatives discussed are economic policies, locational organizing, and strategies to protect against gentrification and community dispossession.

Learning objectives

  • How you can take a cue from the current call for social justice
  • Examine the role architects and designers play in addressing community needs
  • Identify where research can fill gaps in applied design work and spur innovation to increase community equity and visibility
  • Understand how academia and practice collaborate together to build stronger, more resilient and equitable communities


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