P+DC [Common]Place Series

[Common]Place Panel Discussion

A conversation about communities &  design solutions
Moderated by Mindy Fullilove, MD, this dynamic panel discussion brings keynote speakers Stephen Luoni, Associate AIA, Jeffrey L. Day, FAIA, and Katherine Darnstadt, AIA, together in a conversation about their communities, their work, and how AIA Colorado architects can learn from sustainable and equitable design solutions in other places.
  • Participants will explore opportunities to contribute sustainable solutions to enhance urban communities.
  • Participants will explore opportunities for collaborations to provide social and economic solutions through the built environment.
  • Participants will explore how thoughtful design can help users become more connected with the project’s place and regional ecosystem.
  • Participants will explore how good design adds value for owners, occupants, and community regardless of project size and budget while providing long-term value and project resiliency.
1.0 AIACES HSW Learning Unit

Course Lessons

Meet the Panel

Mindy Fullilove, MD, LFAPA, Hon. AIA

Writer, Social Psychiatrist, Professor of Urban Policy and Health, The New School
Mindy Thompson Fullilove, MD, LFAPA, Hon AIA, is a social psychiatrist and professor of urban policy and health at The New School. She is board-certified in psychiatry, having completed residency in psychiatry at New York Hospital-Westchester Division and Montefiore Hospital. She is a professor of urban policy and health at The New School. She has published eight books, including her highly regarded urban restoration trilogy, Root Shock, Urban Alchemy and Main Street.

Steve Luoni, Associate AIA

Director, University of Arkansas Community Design Center
tephen Luoni is director of the University of Arkansas Community Design Center (UACDC), an outreach program of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design. Luoni is the Steven L. Anderson Chair in Architecture and Urban Studies and a Distinguished Professor of architecture. Luoni's work at UACDC specializes in interdisciplinary public works projects combining landscape, urban, and architectural design across Arkansas.

Jeffrey Day, FAIA

Founding Principal, Actual Architecture Company
Jeffrey Day, FAIA, is Killinger Professor of Architecture & Landscape Architecture and former Director of the Architecture Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. At UNL Jeff runs FACT, an award-winning, academic and  professional collaborative design lab and frequent partner of Actual Architecture. Day is a board member of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and servers on the boards of several nonprofits in the Midwest.

Katherine Darnstadt, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP

Founding Principal, Latent Design
Katherine Darnstadt is the founder of Latent Design, a progressive architecture and urbanism firm leveraging civic innovation and social impact to design more equitable spaces and systems. Katherine and her firm have prototyped new urban design systems to advance urban agriculture, support small business through Boombox, created spaces for youth makers, advanced building innovation though Blank Box, and created public space frameworks through Design Trust Chicago.
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