July 7th Public Interest Design Workshop

This Friday July 7th, 2017 The Public Interest Design Workshop will be held at the East West Center. Helping design professionals learn skills and methods to proactively engage "Public Interest Design," this new program encourages community partners to learn skills and methods for engaging design professionals.

The curriculum is structured around the Social Economic Environmental Design metrics, which provide a guide for practice, documentation, and showcasing of public interest design projects.

Speakers in the Workshop include:

Susie Chun Oakland, Program Coordinator for the Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center

Jeffrey Hou, Ph.D, Professor and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington, Seattle

Harrison Rue, the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Administrator of the City & County of Honolulu, Department of Planning and Permitting.

Dean Sakamoto FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Practicing architect and director of the SHADE Institute

Mary Pat Waterhouse, Community volunteer

Susan Thering, Program Manager at Design Corps.

 Summer Fellows and Dean Sakamoto reviewing drawings of Waipoua access road 

Summer Fellows and Dean Sakamoto reviewing drawings of Waipoua access road 

 

On July 6th, SHADE summer fellows will lead a Waipahu & Chinatown tour that familiarizes workshop participants with the two neighborhoods SHADE has been working with.