BAC's Ben Peterson at ABX 2015!

ABX 2015
Boston Convention + Exhibition Center

B42: So You Want to Change the World?

Schedule: Wednesday 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Rm 106
Track: Design Thinking, Emerging Professionals
AIA Credit: LU
Presented By: CDRC

Many of us enter the architecture profession believing that good design can shape a better world, only to encounter the often all-too-elite reality of traditional fee-for-service. Yet interest in public interest design continues to rise. How to take on public interest or community based projects AND make a living as an architect? What new practice models are emerging? How to channel all this good will into effectiveness? What creates "success" in public interest projects?


  • Patricia Gruits Director MASS Design Group
  • Benjamin Peterson Board of Directors Community Design Resource Center (CDRC)
  • Rashmi Ramaswamy Principal SHED Studio
  • Gail Sullivan AIA LEED BD+C NCARB Founder & Managing Principal Studio G Architects
  • Katie Swenson Vice President, National Design Initiatives Enterprise Community Partners

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