Roger Socha / TRUEFORM landscape architecture studio / Principal / 03.20.18
Where is design going?
The future of design is expanding, the challenges we are facing as a community is placing an emphasis on using design to help solve our environmental, cultural and economic issues.
How can design education be more relevant?
Design education can be an incredible problem solving mechanism, the opportunity to be more relevant is an expression of strong communication and development of a powerful message for positive change.
What are the future skillsets designers need to learn now?
Problem solving and communication.
What should a design school do to prepare students for transdisciplinary work?
An emphasis should be placed on collaboration, and placing student in potential positions to comfortably resolve differences of opinions.
What should a design school do to forward equity and inclusion?
The opportunity to forward equity and inclusion should be vital to creating well rounded designers, it is important to express to students the importance of equity, not all student may have the same level of understanding of this emerging issue.