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Speakers Series: David Hill and Andy Fox – “Disasters and Design”
April 19 @ 1:25 pm - 2:15 pm
David Hill (Professor – Architecture) and Andy Fox (Associate Professor – Landscape Architecture), N.C. State University – “Disasters and Design”
Professors Andy Fox and David Hill will discuss their work at the NCSU School of Design, to include their Coastal Dynamics Lab and post-Hurricane Matthew work in Eastern North Carolina. This includes an overview of NCSU-hosted Design Week, which involves assisting Kinston, Greenville and Windsor North Carolina with discreet post-disaster issues and challenges. Emphasis will be place on the role of architecture and landscape architecture based thinking in addressing problems encountered during the disaster recovery process.
Fox is a professional landscape architect (PLA), Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, and NC State University Faculty Scholar. He is also the co-founder and co-director of the Coastal Dynamics Design Lab (CDDL), an interdisciplinary research and design initiative housed within the NC State College of Design that addresses critical ecological and community development challenges in coastal regions. Hill, AIA, is an Associate Professor of Architecture and Co-Director of the Coastal Dynamics Design Lab at the College of Design where he has taught full-time since 2007. While at NC State, he has led graduate and undergraduate design studios, digital representation courses, and seminars that focus on integrative digital simulation processes, architectural prototypes, and design strategies for coastal regions.