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SEED Design Course

  • The DEC Center, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering, and Commerce, Philadelphia University 4201 Henry Avenue Philadelphia, PA, 19144 United States (map)
Joe Kaczmarek

Joe Kaczmarek

This event is organized and presented by Jefferson (formerly Philadelphia University) and Public Interest Design Institute.



Register Today For Professional SEED Training

Design professionals will learn skills and methods to actively engage in "Public Interest Design" with a curriculum structured around the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) process and metric.

Instructors and special guest speakers will present in-depth case studies of best practices, processes, outcomes, and income models of their Public Interest Design projects. Successful completion of this AIA, ASLA, & USGBC accredited workshop qualifies participants for 13 HSW CEUs/PDHs and certification as a SEED Professional.

The Public Interest Design Institutes curriculum is structured around the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) mission and principles.

Learning objectives include:
   · Understanding public interest design and how it is re-shaping professional practice
   · Learning participatory design methods
   · Leveraging partners and assets to address project challenges
   · Maximizing a project’s positive impact on a community
   · Moving beyond LEED to measure positive social, economic, & environmental impact

This special course is presented by  Design Corps and the SEED Network, and the College of Architecture and the Built Environment &  Lab for Urban and Social Innovation, at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University),

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