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.
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.