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When: Friday, June 26 / 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cost: Free
Organizers: Baltimore Architecture Foundation / AIA Baltimore
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The Future of Workplace Design

Explore the intersection of architecture and new public health protocols through this hour-long conversation with three practitioners.

This program is hosted on Zoom and Facebook Live. Upon registering you will receive an email confirmation and a Zoom link. If you do not receive a link, please contact ndennies@aiabalt.com. If you do not contact us at least 1 hour prior to the start of the program, we cannot guarantee admittance.

This week, Baltimore Architecture Foundation and Baltimore Heritage are teaming up with the Baltimore Museum of Industry for a panel discussion about the future of the workplace. How will the design of the workplace have to change as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic? Explore the intersection of architecture and new public health protocols through this hour-long conversation with three practitioners.

Tickets are donation based. We encourage you to give what you can to support BAF, Baltimore Heritage and the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Your support helps us make up for lost tour and program revenue from COVID-19 and create more virtual programs like this.

Panel

Moderator:

Suzanne Frasier, FAIA, Associate Professor and Chair | Department of Undergraduate Design, School of Architecture + Planning | Morgan State University

Panelists:

Amah Dokyi, Under Armour

Amah Dokyi is a Global Store Designer for the Americas at Under Armour. She graduated Marymount University with a masters in Interior Design in 2019  and is an Adjunct at Morgan State University at the Undergraduate School of Architecture and Planning. She has a passion for textile design and believes that design should evoke an emotion.

Ben Boyd, PLA, ASLA – Associate Landscape Architect, Mahan Rykiel; MDASLA President

Benjamin Boyd is a registered landscape architect at Mahan Rykiel Associates in Baltimore, Maryland. Ben brings multiple years of experience on a broad range of project types, locally and internationally. He has been a project manager and integral team member on many master planning, academic, institutional, hospitality, and urban design projects around the country as well as in China, Brazil, and Dubai. Ben is also the current President of the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Florida.

Ehren Gaag, AIA, LEED AP, Principal & Design Director, Gensler

Design leader, forward-thinking strategist, and product design expert, Ehren brings an inventive, cross-disciplinary approach to project work. A proponent of dynamic office space that reshapes and transforms with shifting business demands, Ehren has introduced new and innovative methods to address the corporate office’s shift to a more open and collaborative structure. Ehren advises clients who are adopting next-generation workplaces on the best furniture solutions for their specific needs. He designs products for the commercial furniture industry, specializing in furniture and casegoods design for both manufacturers and corporate clients. Ehren holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Cincinnati.

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