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PAC Spring Lecture: Chelina Odbert

Join us on Wednesday, May 8th from 6:30-8p in Arch Hall 147!
Chelina Odbert, the co-founder and CEO of Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI), will explore her path from design school to the inception of a global, mission-driven planning and design practice. She believes in the power of community-engaged design to advance racial, environmental, and economic equity in neighborhoods and cities. Through a series of KDI projects, she will demonstrate how planning and design can and should be tools of equity, justice, and inclusion.

Just Urban Design

Newly released! “Just Urban Design: The Struggle for a Public City” (MIT Press 2022) features a collection of chapters and case studies that apply a social justice lens to the design of urban environments.