The Master of Arts in Social Design (MASD) program utilizes a diverse network of visiting designers and faculty who serve as advisors to the program. This network includes but is not limited to the following:
Note: The network evolves and changes over time and not all advisors will be available or utilized each semester.
2012-13 Faculty Advisors
What John does best is help companies and their people, find the courage and the sense of humor to consider whole new, wrong ways of bringing their stories, ideas, and innovations out into the world. John feels so strongly about the value of thinking wrong that he created a program called Project M that is designed to inspire and educate young designers, writers, photographers, and filmmakers by proving that their work—especially their wrongest thinking—can have a positive and significant impact on the world. Project M has developed projects to help a conservation area in Costa Rica, Micro-financing in Ghana, New Orleans after Katrina, the community of East Baltimore, connecting households to fresh water in Hale County Alabama and addressing the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Alabama. Most recently, John has partnered with Alex Bogusky and Rob Schuham to form COMMON, a new brand of capitalism that replaces competitive advantage with collaborative advantage. John, Alex and Rob believe that benefiting people, communities, society, the environment and future generations is the new advantage in business.
In his career, John has won more than 250 design awards, was nominated for 2 National Design Awards from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, served on the AIGA National Board of Directors, and teaches at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has acquired six of his projects and staged a solo exhibition in 2000. In addition, John was awarded the Skandalaris Award for Design Entrepreneurship from Washington University in St. Louis in 2009 and was granted an honorary doctorate degree from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2011.
Greg is Executive Producer at Abundant Value and believes that design and enterprise can change the world. He believes in thinking wrong to disrupt the status quo. He believes the changes the world needs must be profitable. And that profitability must not only be measured in dollars, but also in the number of people positively affected, and by the impact on the future of our children and our planet. Greg is currently engaged in projects that will bring water to Malawi villagers, improve the availability and quality of health care around the world, reinvent primary care in the American health care system, improve teacher effectiveness American classrooms, protect the people and environment in the Peruvian Amazon from exploitation, increase diversity and inclusion in major corporations, and improve the economies and social structures of communities in rural Alabama, North Carolina, and Mississippi. Greg also serves on the board of the Not For Sale Campaign, the movement to end slavery in our lifetime and as the director of the Hope Street Group Board Alumni Group, a national organization focused on creating economic opportunity for all Americans.
Greg's work has been recognized with awards from: The Clio Awards, Communication Arts Magazine, Critique Magazine, ID Magazine, NY Art Directors Club, New York Arts Festival, and Western Art Directors Club among others. The Los Angeles Museum of Modern Art has acquired his Suicide Book for their permanent Book Arts collection. Greg has collaborated on and been cited in numerous books on design, communication, and reputation.
Andréa Pellegrino works at the intersection of strategy, communications and business development for forward-thinking organizations dedicated to driving positive social change. She launched Pellegrino Collaborative out of a belief that working with a network of multidisciplinary collaborators is the straightest path to helping her client's impact society while building brand equity.
One of her current collaborators is Worldstudio where Andréa was previously Partner and Director of Social Innovation. There she applied her expertise in business development, partnerships and communications to build and implement socially responsible strategies, platforms and programming for the firm's clients. Previously, she was the Director, Strategic Alliances, at AIGA, the professional association for design; Andréa worked with corporate, media and non-profit clients on sponsorship programs and affiliations and communicated the value of design to the business community, related organizations, and the general public. Andréa began her career in the media field. On the management side, she led advertising and marketing teams for Jonas Publishing, Nature Publishing Group and, most recently, for Print, HOW and I.D. magazines. Earlier in her career she worked in advertising and marketing for American Express Publishing and The New Yorker.
Andréa graduated with a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and attended the Business Perspectives program at Harvard University. She leads a series of workshops on implementing social change and is a former executive board member of Icograda, the world body for communication design.
David provides strategic consulting and leadership development to private, public, and not-for-profit organizations. As a general manager, entrepreneur and teacher, David has worked in the leadership development space for 15 years with individuals and organizations across industries, geographies and cultures. Previously, he served as a Vice President and head of Corporate Learning and Development at T. Rowe Price, co-led the launch of the Erickson School at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County as the School's first Vice-Dean, and catalyzed innovation and growth as Executive Director of Harvard Business School's Executive Education.
In both academic and corporate contexts, David has taught leadership, designing and managing organizations, and innovation through human-centered design to senior managers and emerging leaders. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Master in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School, and a BA in History from Amherst College. He lives in Baltimore with his wife and their two spirited, red-haired sons.
Lee is the Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) for NESsT in San Francisco. Lee is a pioneer in social enterprise development and leads several initiatives: the Wardrop Fellowship to help prepare the next generation of social enterprise leaders; the Social Enterprise World Forum launching in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in October 2012; Galeforce Capital and the first global LGBT social enterprise competition; a social design initiative focused on leveraging the creative resources of the design industry to support social enterprise and NESsT's portfolio.
During his 15-year tenure as co-CEO of NESsT alongside Nicole Etchart, Lee co-authored several books on social enterprise and venture philanthropy, including: All in the Same Boat: An Introduction to Engaged Philanthropy, Risky Business: The Impacts of Merging Mission and Market, and Profits for Nonprofits.
Prior to starting NESsT, Lee was a Research Fellow in the “New Directions in Grassroots Development” initiative of the Johns Hopkins University, Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where he authored The NGO-Business Hybrid, an international study of nonprofit enterprise activities in 13 countries. At SAIS, Lee also served as a Professorial Lecturer in the graduate Program on Social Change and Development where he developed and co-taught the first graduate-level course on social enterprise.
For more than a decade Lee has worked on nonprofit sector development issues throughout Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Latin America, living and working from Budapest, Hungary, from 1993-2000 and Santiago, Chile, from 2000-2003. From 1996-97, he worked with the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) in Budapest as a Program Officer in the Public Participation Program, coordinating the project activities with partners in Bulgaria and Romania. From 1993-95, Mr. Davis worked with the Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies Third Sector Project where he coordinated training, internship and publications programs with nonprofit support centers in the seven participating CEE countries. From 1991-93, he worked for CARE, the international relief and development agency, in its headquarters office in New York City, where he launched the organization's internal publications design unit. Prior to entering the nonprofit sector, Lee worked in marketing and corporate identity firms in the US, Europe and Japan producing corporate annual reports and publications for major corporate and educational clients, including Canadair, NationsBank (now Bank of America), Xerox Corporation and Yale University.
Lee holds a Master's degree in Policy Studies from the Johns Hopkins University, Institute for Policy Studies, with a focus on the Nonprofit Sector and International Development and holds a Bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Connecticut College, where he was the recipient of the Barbara E. Gurwitz Memorial Prize for excellence in community service. In 1988, he was a recipient of the prestigious Thomas J. Watson Foundation fellowship to undertake a yearlong independent research and travel project in Europe and Asia.
Lee is currently a Social Enterprise Fellow at the Yale School of Management Program on Social Enterprise. He is an Instructor in the School of Visual Arts (SVA) Impact: Design for Social Change, Chair of the Alumni Advisory Board of the Toor Cummings Center for International Studies and the Liberal Arts (CISLA) at Connecticut College, and a founding Board member of the Winterhouse Institute.
Elizabeth (Liz) Ogbu's professional and academic work has focused on how to leverage design to address larger issues around social, economic, and political inequities.
Ms. Ogbu is Associate Design Director atPublic Architecture, a national nonprofit that mobilizes designers to create positive social change. Part of the leadership team, she directs the organization's public-interest design initiatives and consultancy practice, which creatively address critical environmental and social justice issues. Ms. Ogbu currently leads the organization's involvement in the Day Labor Station, an innovative design and advocacy campaign that works with day laborers across the country as clients and seeks to address issues of space, dignity, and community. Leveraging the expertise of leading architecture, engineering, and public health firms, she directed the development of a sustainability framework guide for International Planned Parenthood Federation's Bolivian affiliate. She also served as project director of the US Green Building CouncilfundedDesign for Reuse Primer. An e-publication, the primer is intended to demystify and inspire mainstream material reuse. Her work with Public Architecture has won numerous design awards including the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction's 2009 Global Innovation Prize for the Day Labor Station.
In addition to her work with Public Architecture, Ms. Ogbu works on independent art and architecture projects as a Senior Designer in the collective FOURM design+build+educate.
At CCA, Ms Ogbu teaches a seminar that examines cross disciplinary interpretations of the spatial manifestations of migration. She also is a member of CCA's URBANlab. Most recently, she served as an adviser to a studio sponsored by Public Architecture that examined new definitions of social space in a dynamic but resource challenged neighborhood in San Francisco.
Ms. Ogbu is also regarded as a leading voice in issues of sustainable (social, economic, and environmental) design as well as the spatial conditions of challenged urban environments. She has authored numerous articles and papers as well as spoken throughout the country and internationally. Ms. Ogbu served as members of both the 2010 AIA COTE Top Ten and USGBC Natural Talent Design Competition juries. In 2008, she was selected as part of the inaugural class of "Green Giants" by Steelcase, Inc. for her work in promoting environmentally and socially sustainable design.
MA Greenstein, Ph.D., R.Y.T.
An internationally recognized author, innovation strategist and thought leader in "whole-brain" learning systems, M. A. Greenstein aka "Dr. G" is wild about advancing the art & neuroscience of design thinking to impact the greater good. As the founder and CEO of GGI, a neuroconsulting / design thinking institute, Dr. G. leads a team that generates “brain smart/ mind awake” content for e-learning, training projects and offline neuroconsulting workshops and conferences for “youth” and “Military Vet” focused business and orgs in education, media and health working in the US, Asia and South America. A former AsiaPacific researcher of art and design cultures and a certified meditation teacher, Dr. G. is also an adjunct Assoc Prof at Art Center College of Design and thrilled to join the team of faculty advisors for the MICA Social Design Program. To learn more about Dr. G and GGI go to http://greensteininstitute.com
Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson
Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson is a writer, editor, educator, and facilitator based in Baltimore. She is a Contributing Editor with Architect and Architectural Lighting magazines and her articles on design, architecture, cities, and culture have appeared in publications from The New York Times Magazine and Conde Nast Traveler to Slate, Metropolis, and Next American City. During her tenure as the editor in chief of Baltimore's Urbanite magazine she helped transform a modest neighborhood publication into a full color monthly with a large regional readership. She developed programs such as the ongoing Urbanite Project, which encourages innovation in the city by bringing together individuals from different disciplines and viewpoints to tackle seemingly entrenched urban challenges.
In 2009, Dickinson facilitated the formation of D Center Baltimore, a non-profit dedicated to galvanizing the community around project-based design solutions. With a group of dedicated volunteers, she helped launch the Baltimore Design Conversations to advance the evolution of design thinking and discourse in Baltimore. Her journalism coverage and advocacy of design and urban issues earned her the Baltimore Architecture Foundation's Roger D. Redden Award for individual excellence in the field of architecture.
Dickinson has taught writing at Johns Hopkins University and is an adjunct faculty member in the MFA Graphic Design program at MICA, where she teaches a course in writing about design. She has served as an editorial consultant to several national magazines and has been an advisor with design programs such as Project M. You can find more information at www.eedickinson.net.
Myra Margolin received an MA in Community Psychology from the University of Illinois and a BFA in Film and Video Production from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She has been involved in the field of youth media for a decade, having taught media production to young people in Chicago and Brazil. In addition, she has written about and given numerous presentations on participatory and youth media practices. She is currently the Program Manager at Wide Angle Youth Media in Baltimore.
Other Faculty Advisors
Timmy Aziz-Chair, Environmental Design, MICA
Timmy studied Physics at Trinity College, Oxford University, and architecture at The Architectural Association, London, and the Cooper Union, New York City, where he received his professional degree. He is a registered architect whose designs have included products, furniture, new buildings and renovations. He has practiced in the USA, Europe and Asia. His work has been published in Domus, ArchTech, Interiors, the Japanese magazine I'm Home Design, and New York, New Faces of AIANY in 2002. Timmy has taught at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, at Hampshire College, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and also taught as visiting professor at design schools in Xiamen, China in 2008. He has taught at MICA since 2006 and currently teaches in the department of Environmental Design and the department of Language Literature and Culture.
John Bielenberg-Founder & Director, Project M
Since 1991, John has produced an ongoing series of projects under the pseudonym Virtual Telemetrix, Inc. that address issues related to the practice of graphic design and Corporate America. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has acquired 6 of the VT projects and staged a Virtual Telemetrix exhibition and mock IPO (Initial Public Offering) in 2000. In addition, John was recently nominated for 2 National Design Awards from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, served on the AIGA National Board of Directors, taught at California College of the Arts in San Francisco and has written articles on design for Communication Arts Magazine, Critique Magazine, "Looking Closer 2-Critical Writings on Graphic Design," and "Design Issues- How Graphic Design Informs Society."
John is a member of AGI (Alliance Graphique International) and is the Vice President and Director of the Pop!Tech Institute, which strives to inspire people to change the world by fostering visionary conversations about the future. In 2001, John co-founded C2 in San Francisco with Erik Cox and Greg Galle.
Keetra Dean Dixon-Faculty, Graphic Design, MICA
Keetra is a designer and artist who often works under the handle FromKeetra. Keetra divides her time between pubic installations, exhibits and commercial projects. Her work has been recognized on several fronts including a presidential award, a place in the permanent design collection at the SFMOMA, and the honorable ranking of ADC Young Gun. She has been featured in numerous publications and exhibits, including feature articles in Etapes Magazine, commissioned works for the '09 U.S. Presidential Inauguration and the '10 UK Design Event. Dixon's first solo exhibit opened its doors in November 2009 in London's Kessel Kramer Gallery: KKOutlet. She has acted as Design Director with the LAB at Rockwell Group for installations featured at '08 Venice Architecture Biennale and '10 01SJ Biennial. Keetra's commercial design continues to attract media giants such as Nike, Coca-Cola, The New York Times, Sony & MTV.
Dixon developed many of her core objectives during her 2004 - 2006 masters studies at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Her work has gained notoriety for its friendly, sincere absurdism. Her objects of social agency aim to involve the viewer as an active participant. The pieces create or exemplify heightened emotional moments and often rely on context or unique interactions to complete the work's narrative. Recent works utilize typographic messaging partnered with material studies as an investigation into the fallibility of communication, understanding, and intention.
Keetra Dean was born in Anchorage, Alaska in 1977. She currently resides in Baltimore, MD where she keeps a buzzing studio practice + leads courses as an Associate Professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art.
Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson-Writer; Adjunct Faculty, MFA Graphic Design, MICA
Elizabeth is a Baltimore-based writer who covers architecture, design, urban planning, and culture for publications like The New York Times Magazine, Metropolis, and Architect. She believes that what we build speaks volumes about who we are as a culture. She writes about all aspects of design, from t-shirts and graffiti to city systems and skyscrapers.
Brockett Horne-Chair, Graphic Design, MICA
Brockett Horne is a graphic designer who first learned of letterforms when examining billboards from the backseat of her parent's station wagon along I-95 just outside of her hometown. As a professional in Chicago, she created exhibit spaces and collateral for museums. Her creative work is inspired by a desire to encourage the spectator to look intensely. She holds a B.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University, an M.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design (with double thesae in art history and graphic design), and is an active member of the AIGA, SEGD, and CAA.
Kuo Pao Lian-Principal/Designer, PI.KL; Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Design, MICA
Kuo Pao is a native from West Texas where he received his masters at Texas Tech University College of Architecture. Upon finishing his academic career, Kuo Pao moved to Baltimore Maryland where he worked for RTKL & Associates, an international architectural and urban design studio dealing with commercial projects locally as well as internationally including Korea, Dubai, Japan, and China. He later transitioned to a local architectural firm of Hord Coplan Macht focusing his efforts towards healthcare facilities, commercial, residential, and educational projects. He later joined the studio of Sebastian Mariscal in San Diego California where he learned the field of design build and general contracting for a number of custom homes in Mexico and the Southern California region.
Kuo Pao is also currently an adjunct faculty member teaching numerous courses including Environmental Design Thesis, Architectural Visualization, and Integrated 3D Design Studio and runs his own interdisciplinary design practice with his partner, Pavlina Ilieva, called PI.KL exploring concepts, ideas, and projects of the conceptual and built order. The studio seeks to produce a body of work that challenges the notion of contemporary practices of design, teaching, and visual communication.
David Lopez-Architect, Hord Coplan Macht; Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Design, MICA
David studied architecture and theory at the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Washington in Seattle. After working for several years in construction and design in Seattle, WA and Kauai, HI, David currently works in Baltimore, MD at the design firm of Hord Coplan Macht. David teaches the new Design/Build program for the ENV department at MICA. The design build studio's efforts are consistently focused on doing real work, creating opportunities, and providing meaningful statements in Baltimore City through a collaborative process of design and installation. Studio projects include the on-going Bench Exchange project to be installed within the year at McKeldin Square at Baltimore's Inner Harbor, and the ReStart with Art Auction installation for the Baltimore Station Organization, in which MICA students served as curators for an art auction that raised twenty thousand dollars for programming for the men's shelter in southwest Baltimore.
Aaron Moore-Principal & Creative Director, Orange Element
Aaron has more than thirteen years of experience as a graphic communications specialist. He has created identity systems, corporate collateral, POS materials, advertising and direct mail campaigns and recruitment materials for such clients as Amnesty International, Comcast, Kodak, T. Rowe Price, the University of Maryland and The Peace Corps. Previous to starting Orange Element, Aaron was a Senior Art Director with an Interactive Agency at which he was responsible for information architecture, user interface design and digital brand positioning. He draws on his experiences from this position to develop larger integrated branding systems-with multiple components including program implementation, ad sales, sponsorship and promotional opportunities, and social responsibility programs.
Aaron is a member of the Baltimore AAF and AIGA chapters. He has taught a small business course at the SBRC on the importance of brand recognition and often teaches an annual flex studio class at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Moore holds a B.F.A. in Communication Arts from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Allen Moore-Independent Filmmaker; Adjunct Faculty, Video & Film Arts, MICA
For over 30 years Allen has been active as an independent filmmaker-producing, directing, photographing, and editing his own 16mm documentary work. Moore has served as a director of photography for several of Ken Burns historical films shown on PBS, including the multi-part series The Civil War and Baseball, the two-part series, Thomas Jefferson, as well as Lewis and Clark, Mark Twain, and Horatios.
Moore has received fellowships and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Maryland State Arts Council. In addition to pursuing his film production career, Moore served as a full-time visiting faculty member of the Electronic Media and Film Department at Towson University during the fall of 2004 and spring of 2005. Since the fall of 2004, he has also served as an adjunct faculty member in the Video Department at the Maryland Institute College of Art.
Katie O'Meara-Faculty, Environmental Design, MICA
Katie is a registered architect, landscape architect and a geographer. A member of MICA's full-time faculty, She has been teaching in the Environmental Design Department since its inception, bringing together students, faculty and professionals to look at our buildings and our cities in a critical and informed way. With special emphasis on developing tactical design solutions for our most underserved communities, Katie has initiated SITETACTICS , a team of landscape architects, architects and city planners who work together and interdependently, pairing social and environmental problems to be solved with singular design solutions. Serving infrastructural needs in a spatial way and providing communities with services and amenities they may otherwise never see, O'Meara urges us to optimize infrastructural investments by leveraging these inevitable expenditures in a socially engaging, meaningful way.
Katie also teaches in the Foundation and Art History departments at MICA and has participated in MICA's summer studies abroad programs in Turkey 2010, Portugal 2009, Spain Morocco 2008, Turkey 2007 and 2006 and Eastern Europe, 2005.
Katie also does field work in a range of social, cultural and archaeological landscapes. Project sites include Mumbai, with the University of Pennsylvania faculty Anu Mathur and Dilid DaCunha; the UNESCO city of Gjirkostra, Albania with the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; El Morro, NM, with the University of Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Program and the National Park Service, Petra, Jordan with Dr. Joseph Basile of MICA and the Brown University Great Temple Site team, and Aperlae, Turkey and Caesarea, Israel with the University of Maryland School of Architecture Underwater Archeology team.
Emily Pilloton-Executive Director, Project H Design; Industrial Designer, Author
Emily Pilloton is an architect and designer disguised as a public high school teacher in the poorest county in North Carolina. In January of 2008, Emily founded Project H Design as a nonprofit design entity to use design and building to transform communities from the inside out. The organization has since taken on projects from water transport to foster care spaces, homeless-run design enterprises, and most notably, public education. As a co-instructor of Studio H with her partner Matthew Miller, Emily teaches the one-year design/build program within a public high school in the deep South, believing that design and vocational building is an unparalleled framework for transforming education, and growing creative capital within struggling rural communities that need it most. With her thirteen students, she has designed and built locally relevant projects including public chicken coops and currently a farmer's market, which will be built in downtown Windsor, North Carolina this coming summer by her construction crew of Studio H students. Emily uses design as a process rather than a product, a community catalyst rather than an artifact, and believes that smart design coupled with innovative education can change the world. She is a PopTech social innovation fellow, has spoken at TED, appeared on the Colbert Report, and published a book on the power of humanitarian design.
Hugh Pocock-Faculty, Foundation, General Fine Arts & Video, MICA
Born in New Zealand and raised in the United States, England and New Zealand, Hugh's work seeks as a location the points of transaction between culture and natural phenomena. The confluence of labor, machinery, civic/institutional infrastructure and natural resources, such as water, air, dirt, wind, bring to the surface that which, in its abundance, tends to become invisible to us. The history and metaphor of the human relationship to natural resources, space, time, consumerism, art and language are among the issues Pocock investigates in his sculptures, installations and videos.
Over the past decade, he has shown his work across the United States, in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Antonio as well as internationally in the former Soviet Union, Germany and China. He has shown in galleries and museums as well as in "non-art sites" such as private homes and movie theatres. His most recent project Drilling A Well For Water was realized at Portikus Museum in Frankfurt, Germany and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Hugh received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute and then completed his MFA at UCLA in New Genres. He is now living and working in Baltimore and teaching Sculpture, Installation, Performance and Video at Maryland Institute College of Art.
Joshua To-Founder, BRUTE LABS
Joshua founded BRUTE LABS in early 2006 as an experiment to explore what impact a small group of passionate but fully-employed young people could have. Since their inception, they have launched over 12 projects which include implementing clean water projects in Africa, tackling childhood obesity through a program called RUN! and distributing maps to homeless people in Santa Monica to help them locate services available to them. He is currently working in Half Moon Bay to start Soup, an enterprise focused on convening diverse groups to address pressing social issues through launching products, services, and hosting events.
For the past 5 years, Josh served as a Product Manager at Google leading technology development for global email communications to advertisers, publishers and users. Joshua founded a socially conscious clothing brand called RESONANCE during his sophomore year at University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). By developing strategic partnerships, Joshua created a global label that was sold in 50 international stores. In 2005, Newsweek named Joshua as "one of the top 15 college students in America" for the humanitarian impact he was creating as a result of thoughtful design aimed at fostering social and political awareness. Joshua holds bachelors degrees in Design and Communication Studies from UCLA.
Daniel Umscheid-Architect, Hord Coplan Macht; Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Design, MICA
Born and raised in the Midwest, Daniel graduated from Kansas State University's School of Architecture. Since that time, he has worked as a project designer for diverse, national and regional architecture practices with work in the healthcare, hospitality, commercial, housing, and education markets, currently practicing architecture at the local Baltimore Architecture firm of Hord Coplan Macht. His portfolio includes numerous built projects throughout the United States, as well as abroad. Daniel has received many design awards for both his built and un-built work, and his work has been published in numerous publications such as Building Design and Construction and Architectural Record.
Throughout his career, Daniel has integrated 3d visualization and digital media as an essential part of the design process to bring his creative visions to life. This passion for digital exploration brought Daniel to MICA in 2008 when he taught ARCH_VIZ - an Environmental Design course teaching the fundamentals of 3d design and multimedia production. Since then, Daniel has remained as a faculty member, most recently starting BABEL_Studio, a multidisciplinary Design-Build Studio where the act of building is used to inform the process of design.