Centering the Margin: August de los Reyes on the Design of Disability and Futures of Well-Being

De los Reyes spoke at the Jacobs Institute as part of For Whom? By Whom? Designs for Belonging. Afterward, he spoke with Public Programs Officer Robert J. Kett about design and futures of well-being.

March 4, 2015 | 4:21 pm

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Mimi Zeiger: Design, Citizenship, and the Need to Envision Tomorrow

August 29, 2019

At BAMPFA, curator Mimi Zeiger will interrogate the spatial conditions of design and citizenship and rethink conventional binaries embedded in architectural histories.

Sara Dean: Environmental Exploits

September 5, 2019

At BAMPFA, a talk by Berkeley-based architect and designer Sara Dean, whose work intersects digital and physical realms, designing new opportunities for urban equity and environmental agency in our Anthropocene cities.

Madeline Gannon: Robots Are Creatures, Not Things

September 9, 2019

After 50 years of promises and potential, robots are beginning to leave the lab to live in the wild with us. But how should we coexist with these intelligent, autonomous machines?

Faculty Conversations on Design for Democracy

September 12, 2019

At BAMPFA, Berkeley faculty reflect on the role of design in fostering democracy.

Christine Gaspar: Designing with People: The Work of the Center for Urban Pedagogy

September 19, 2019

At BAMPFA, Christine Gaspar discusses her work as executive director of the Center for Urban Pedagogy, a New York–based nonprofit whose mission is to use the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement.

Marisa Morán Jahn: The Copper in my Cooch and Other Technologies

September 23, 2019

In this talk, artist Marisa Morán Jahn broadens how we think about technology through the example of copper, whose extraction, refinement, and use is both ancient and future-forward.

Melodie Yashar: Human Factors Within Autonomous Buildings: Design for Earth, the Moon, and Mars

September 26, 2019

At BAMPFA, Melodie Yashar shares insights from her work as a design architect, researcher, and cofounder of Space Exploration Architecture, a group developing human-supporting concepts for space exploration.

Aza Raskin: Human Protective Design

October 10, 2019

At BAMPFA, a talk by Aza Raskin, a cofounder of the Center for Humane Technology, which is leading the charge in reversing the digital attention crisis and realigning technology with humanity’s best interests.

Refik Anadol: Space in the Mind of a Machine

October 17, 2019

At BAMPFA, a talk by Refik Anadol, an Istanbul-born media artist, director, and pioneer in the aesthetics of machine intelligence.

Yanni Loukissas: All Data Are Local

October 24, 2019

At BAMPFA, Yanni Loukissas delivers a talk drawing on his new monograph, All Data Are Local: Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society.

Allison Arieff: Architecture, Urban Planning, and Well-Being

November 7, 2019

At BAMPFA, a talk by Allison Arieff, editorial director of SPUR, the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association.

Julien Beller: Atypical Architectures and Urban Belonging

November 14, 2019

At BAMPFA, architect Julien Beller illuminates his atypical approach to urban design: calling into question how a city is built, he works toward building a just city, constructed with pleasure, where everyone has a place.

Amy Franceschini: Presence as Practice

November 21, 2019

At BAMPFA, a talk by Amy Franceschini, the founder of Futurefarmers, a group of artists, designers, farmers, and architects with a common interest in creating frameworks of participation that recalibrate our cultural compass.