Architecture + Design: Design 6 (Design Engagement Studio)

This capstone design studio is offered each Spring as part of the Architecture + Design curriculum. Working with a different community based organization each semester student teams engage in reflective research on sustainability, social engagement and innovative design practices as they respond to a design need defined by the local organization. The projects and proposals that emerge from this studio promote social transformation through innovative design.

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ARCH-DES 404 Design Studio VI

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Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

January 20, 2009


Catherine Ratte
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
60 Congress St.
Springfield, MA 01104
United States
Jose Claudio
New North Citizens Council
2455 Main St.
Springfield, MA 01107
United States
Carlos Gonzalez
Nueva Esperanza
401 Main St.
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States
Tim Fisk
Alliance to Develop Power (ADP)
130 Union St.
Springfield, MA 01105
United States
Jim Lescault
Amherst Media
246 College St.
Amherst, MA 01002
United States

Program Director: 

Joseph Krupczynski

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Program Contact: 

Joseph Krupczynski

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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Humanities and Fine Arts/Art, Architecture, and Art History

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