This lecture series examines the role of the designer in articulating new methods connecting the conceptual knowledge for asking why with technical skills for asking how.Read full description
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.
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.
A talk by Allison Arieff, editorial director of SPUR, the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association.
Yanni Loukissas delivers a talk drawing on his new monograph, All Data Are Local: Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society.
A talk by Refik Anadol, an Istanbul-born media artist, director, and pioneer in the aesthetics of machine intelligence.
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.
As part of the UC Berkeley campus power shutdown, BAMPFA will be closed until further notice for gallery visitors, film screenings, classes, and library access.
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.
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.
UC Berkeley faculty join in a discussion of design and democracy.
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.
Cocurator of the US Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, Mimi Zeiger offers insight into the curatorial practices and research behind that project as well as the upcoming exhibition Soft Schindler.