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Thursday, October 15 • 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Design Health, Justice in the Built Environment LIMITED

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What injustices in the built environment negatively impact health? What can designers do about it? This course will focus on environmental justice as it pertains to health. Starting with a broad brush understanding of the impacts of the built environment on human health and the correlation of some of those impacts with minority and low-income groups, the course will then take on the specifics of environmental justice issues in New Orleans. Through case studies, gathered research, and tools, the seminar will seek to illustrate lessons that could be applied in other design projects.

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Marina Michael

Research Fellow, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
Marina is the 2015-2016 Research Fellow at Eskew Dumez Ripple (EDR), a nationally recognized firm centered in New Orleans, LA. EDR hires one new researcher every year to concentrate on a particular area of interest in the built environment and feed that knowledge into the studio. The focus of this year’s fellowship is health. A 2015 graduate of the M.Arch program at the University of Virginia, Marina is passionate about how architecture can... Read More →



Thursday October 15, 2015 2:20pm - 3:20pm
03 - Rhythms Sheraton Hotel
  • CEU Hours 1
  • HSW/LU HSW