Grounding: Seeding long-term change in a time of reaction
Catherine Bonier organizes and moderates a panel on design pedagogies at the 109th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA).
Panel: Catherine Bonier (moderator), Aziza Chaouni, Alpa Nawre, Jane Hutton, Shannon Bassett, Carey Clouse
109th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture – “Expanding the View: Prospect(s) for Architectural Education Futures,” St. Louis, MO
Abstract: How can we effectively ground design pedagogies around site study and community engagement during a time of online learning? If COVID-19 has forced a rethinking of studio teaching, how might our new approaches be calibrated towards renegotiations of traditionally imbalanced hierarchies and systems? This panel of practitioners and professors of urban design, landscape architecture, and architecture will discuss their strategies to firmly ground their design teaching in situated ethical relationships with communities, colleagues, students, and sites. Their work and teaching spans from Fez, Morocco and Raipur, India to New Orleans, Toronto, and northern Ontario in North America.
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