August 27, 2020
UWT project focuses on equity, justice and design
By SHONA BOSE AND SEONG SHIN
This year has brought renewed attention to inequities deeply rooted in our society. These inequities cut through all aspects of our lives, including architecture and equal access to shared spaces. Architectural design and the design process have a unique opportunity to respond to and help promote change towards a more equitable and just society.
The University of Washington Tacoma (UWT) is bringing together three units on the downtown campus into a Learning Commons with the intention of being an agent of such change. These three units are the Center for Equity and Inclusion (CEI), the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC), the UW Tacoma Library. A…