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Nathaniel Belcher

Currencies in Design Education: Critical Making Practices

 

In this seminar, Professor Belcher remarks on the evolution, strengths, and emergent optimism in Professional design education. This seminar identifies the burgeoning pedagogical changes in the core architectural education caused by critical and professional vocabularies that have significantly shaped architecture through increasingly porous and interdependent worlds of sustainability, globalization, entrepreneurialism, and technology. Furthermore, he outlines how Ubiquitous Technology, Ecological Urgency, Borderless practices, Aesthetic Arbitrage are conspiring to force changes in design education for the better