Equitable Futures – Special Focus Session
2022 AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: RESILIENT FUTURES
This panel will explore what equity means through the lens of accessible and universal design. Panelists will highlight the barriers to disabled students in architectural education, accessibility as critical to sustainability and resilience and diversity and equity-focused practices in critiques. Spatial equity and inclusivity will be highlighted and evaluated from the viewpoint of the academy as well as in practice.
- Learn about principles of Universal Design and how they relate to resilience.
- Explore the techniques for improving the inclusivity of design critiques in academia and practice.
- Discover and unpack the term "spatial justice" and how architects can use project-work to respond to this idea and improve inclusivity in the process.
- Learn how the academy is collaborating with firms to improve teaching and access to design education.
This course is part of a series
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