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Design for Fragile Times Webinar Series

By October 21, 2020September 20th, 2022Events, News

MoDDD is hosting this special webinar series exploring how design can be used a tool to deal with the huge global problems of our time. Focusing on a wealth of speakers and subjects related to designing for fragile times, your views on design and social agency will be challenged and expanded.

1. The Role of Architecture in Fighting a Pandemic

This webinar, chaired by Esther Charlesworth, introduces the work and reflections of life in and outside COVID19 by Michael Murphy of the MASS Design Group, with commentary from Dr Charles Guest, former Chief Medical Office in Victoria and ACT. The MASS Design Group is an architecture and design firm geared towards improving social equity and health outcomes through design innovation. Michael’s firm MASS has been the recipient of the 2013 Emerging Voices award from the Architectural League of NY and The 2012 Designer of the Year award from Contract Magazine.

2. Closing the Gap 2020 + Indigenous Architecture and Design

Webinar: Closing The Gap + Indigenous Architecture and Design
How do we use design to “Close The Gap”? Hear from four eminent architects working in the Indigenous Design Realm
RMIT’s MoDDD’s “Design for Fragile Times” Webinar #2
Thursday 15 October 2020
5:30 – 6: 30PM AEDT (Daylight Savings Time)

3. Design for Climate Action

Design For Climate Action: Join us for the third ‘Design for Fragile Times’ webinar. Chaired by Robyn Mansfield (The Design Between) it will explore the role of design, before, during and after disasters through the experiences of two experts in disaster recovery, Craig Lapsley (Former Emergency Services Commissioner, Victoria) and Sydney architect Caroline Pidcock (Architects Declare, Australia).

Design for Climate Action; MoDDD webinar #3
Design for Climate Change
With Craig Lapsley and Caroline Pidcock
Time: Oct 29, 2020 5:30 PM AEDT
Register now