Conversation at the loft

Conversation at the Loft aims to create a open forum for in-depth discussion on topics encompassing our spheres of learning, creating, and living. Each installment revolves around a changing topic with a guest moderator and an active participatory group (that's you!) that collectively question, examine, and imagine terrains of thought and thought-making. Join to lead, propose, or simply partake in a conversation session today! 

 
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no.1 dialogue

feb 28, 2018

What is the role of dialogue in design-learning? How does discussion shape, propel, and advance design and design-making processes? 

With Yoonjee Koh, Faculty & Director of Intermediate Architecture Studios


no.2 responsible liberty

apr 4, 2018

Why is it important to take responsible liberty in making design decisions? How can we responsibly yet creatively engage in design-making?

With Joe Porter, Adjunct Faculty, Boston Architectural College


no.3 geNder & inclusion

apr 13, 2018

Why is it important to recognize diversity in design environments? What does it mean to, and how do we collectively engage in a culture of inclusion?

With Rahel Shawl, 2018 Cascieri Speaker & Women in Design Group


No.4 feedback

apr 25, 2018

Approaching finals week, what forms of feedback do we engage in? What does it mean to take a position? How do we engage in critical feedback?

With Yoonjee Koh & Diana Ramirez-Jasso, Provost and Academic Vice President


nO.5 DISCIPLINE

Jun 27, 2018

What is the value of discipline? How do we engage in production and reproduction of knowledge through different disciplines?

With Benjamin Peterson, Director of Practice and Student Support


 

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nO.6 publication as practice

july 24, 2018

What is the significance of publications? How do we engage in practice through the medium of a publication?

With Florencia Rodriguez, Editorial Director of PLOT & NESS