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Drexel's Design Research Symposium Explores Design and Change

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Oct 10, 2018

 For the third consecutive year, Drexel’s Master of Science in Design Research (DSRE) program is hosting the 2018 Design Research Symposium. The symposium aims to take attendees on a journey through the design process to explore how design research can create changes in health, technology, and the environment. Taking place this Friday, October 12, at Drexel’s URBN Center ANNEX at 3401 Filbert Street, the program will include presentations by IBM, Cityhealth in Brooklyn, Healthify in New York, and Ballinger, discussions, and poster presentations.We recently sat down with D.S... READ MORE

AARP and Design Community to Address Housing, Health

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Oct 09, 2018

 14th Annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival event to examine the intersections between housing, health, and designSupporting Philadelphia's ascension as a hub for design excellence, AARP Pennsylvania will host a lunch and panel discussion during the 14th Annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival. One of more than 120 events presented by the Philadelphia Center for Architecture, AARP will examine the impact and intersections between housing, design, and health.“We hope to address the intention, process, and the functionality of design that bridges the gap between housing and health,” states... READ MORE

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