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The Committee on Design (COD) was founded to promote design excellence among members of the AIA, the broader design community, and the public at large, both nationally and internationally.

Announcement: 2021 COD Conferences

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the AIA Committee on Design leadership voted to cancel the 2021 Denver conference and postpone the international conference to 2022. Next year's conference dates will be posted once available.

DESIGN & HEALTH / an NCSU sympsium, August 21

  • 1.  DESIGN & HEALTH / an NCSU sympsium, August 21

    Posted 08-14-2020 01:42 PM

    from North Carolina State University, and invitation to JOIN its 3rd Annual Doctor of Design Symposium on Design Research

    The annual DDes Symposium will take place from 9:00 am – 1:45 pm ET on August 21, 2020, and features panel discussions centered around our two key topics:


    (What could be more timely? And their lineup is really a fantastic, impressive group!)

    Ellen Lupton, Senior Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City, and the founding director of the Graphic Design M.F.A. degree program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), will be the lunch keynote. There will also be sessions addressing design thinking tools and policy implications for health in design.

    Register to attend here:


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