Designing our Way to a Better World – UNE Portland – March 27th at 5 p.m.

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A public reception will precede the lecture at 5 p.m. at the UNE Art Gallery. Good food and drinks will be served.

UNE’s Center for Global Humanities will present “Designing Our Way to a Better World” on 3/27 with Thomas Fisher, a professor of architecture at the University of Minnesota.  Fisher will explain how our educational, political, economic and health systems could be improved by applying the methods of design thinking to these realms usually considered outside the design community’s purview.

Thomas Fisher, a graduate of Cornell University in architecture and Case Western Reserve University in intellectual history, was previously the Editorial Director of Progressive Architecture magazine. Recognized in 2005 as the fifth most published writer about architecture in the United States, he has written 9 books, over 50 book chapters or introductions, and over 400 articles in professional journals and major publications.