Stemming from a panel hosted at CannonDesign’s Chicago office, Metropolis Magazine published a Q&A discussion focused on designing for social equity, and how design can help address inequality and forge connections among diverse communities. We wrote a full recap of the event earlier this year.

The panel was moderated by Susan S. Szenasy, publisher/editor in chief of Metropolis magazine, and featured insights from:

  • Timothy Swanson, LEED AP, Chicago office practice leader, CannonDesign
  • Alden Loury, director of research and evaluation, Metropolitan Planning Council
  • Paula Worthington, Ph.D., senior lecturer at U of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and former senior research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Edward Uhlir, FAIA, co-chair board member at City Parks Alliance
  • Mimi Le Clair, president and CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Chicago

 The full transcript of the panel discussion can be found here.

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