Why Equity Matters for Everyone: A New Value Proposition for Design

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Fri, 2/3/2017
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Rosa T. Sheng, AIA, will speak on “Why Equity Matters for Everyone: A New Value Proposition for Design” on Friday, February 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Plym Auditorium (134 Temple Hoyne Buell Hall). At 5 p.m. before the lecture, the school will host a reception for Sheng in the Blicharski Atrium of Temple Buell Hall. All are invited.

Sheng is a Senior Associate at Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and Chairperson for Equity by Design (EQxD), an American Institute of Architects (AIA) San Francisco committee. As a licensed architect, Sheng has led a variety of award-winning and internationally acclaimed projects, from the aesthetically minimal, highly technical development of the glass structures for Apple’s original high-profile retail stores, to the innovative and sustainable LEED NC Gold-certified Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College in Oakland, California. As founding chairperson of EQxD, Sheng has led development of a national, data-driven movement to achieve equitable practice in architecture. More information about the EQxD initiative is available on the EQxD website

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