Design is all around us—our cities, homes, and even our healthcare systems are products of design choices. As the U.S. simultaneously faces a global pandemic and a crucial movement for racial equity, designers must consider: if design is problem-solving, then what is the responsibility of design in facilitating lasting change?
Join Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum for a dynamic panel discussion among National Design Award winners and jurors. This online conversation will examine the role of design in creating healthier and more equitable cities and consider how designers must respond to the effects of COVID-19 and systemic racism.
Moderated by Bon Ku, MD, Director of the Health Design Lab at Thomas Jefferson University and co-author of Health Design Thinking (Cooper Hewitt | MIT Press, 2020), panelists will include:
This free program will be hosted through Zoom, with the option to dial in as well. Details will be emailed to you upon registration. CART captioning will be provided. Please reach out to us with any information on how we can support your participation, and with requests for services by emailing CHAccess@si.edu.