Design Impact Vol. 5: Following the Sun: Design Futures at the Intersection of Health, Equity and Climate Change is a global virtual summit sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Design Alumni Council. Launching Thursday, September 23rd, the summit brings together an outstanding roster of global leaders to share their work and vision at the intersection of health, climate change and equity. This inspiring, two-day virtual summit transcends regional and national boundaries to unite our global community of practice, challenging us to use design as a tool for actionable, transformative change, and healing.
Session 3: Designing Climate Change: Tough Talk. Ground Truths. Future-Forward Strategies
Featuring a keynote by world-renowned designer and change agent, Professor Martha Schwartz, Designing Climate Change will center the intrinsic relationship between climate change and the built environment, challenging designers, innovators and leaders in the built environment to deploy leading-edge strategies to radically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reverse climate change.
Session lead: Cathy Deino Blake, Director of Campus Planning and Design, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Speaker: Professor Martha Schwartz, Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Moderator: Coco Tin, Architectural Designer and Researcher, Cambridge, MA
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