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Environmental Design Department

The Environmental Design department at Art Center was born six years ago when the College was just beginning to recognize the need for cross-pollination of disciplines. What has evolved is a program that lives very comfortably in the gray zone: where disparate elements can exist in harmony.

Experiments Against Buildings Aaron Betsky, Department Coordinator What is a Department of Environmental Design? During the 1960s, Environmental Design was a phrase meant to defuse the imperial overtones of architecture. It implied the dissolution of a formalist practice into technological […]