Free public seminar on architecture and public health

Free public seminar on architecture and public health
The public is invited to attend a free seminar, titled "Design for Social Impact: Opportunities for Public Health," from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7.

Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking Expert-in-Residence Liz Ogbu will explore design for environment and social impact, including public health.

Ogbu is an international expert in using design as a tool to create social impact and innovation in challenged urban environments. Her work encompasses a wide range of projects, from shelters for U.S. day laborers to social enterprises in Kenya.

She has received numerous design awards. Her projects have been featured in museum exhibitions and design and architectural magazines.

Ogbu received a bachelor's degree in architecture from Wellesley College and a master's from Harvard University. She has taught at the California College of the Arts and is on the faculty of UC Berkeley and Stanford.

The seminar is part of the Fall 2016 Innovations in Public Health Research and Practice Seminar Series. It will be held at the downtown Tulane University campus, at 1440 Canal St., room 1201.

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