Design, architecture and spatial planning
The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia is officially establishing «Design & Interactive Media» as a fully-fledged division offering long-term support to Swiss creatives in these two branches as of 2021.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City has established a new research institute (made possible by Argentinian-born progenitor of “green” architecture Emilio Ambasz) that sets out to further understand the complex relationship between architecture and ecology.
The Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces will soon launch a three-year research project on universal design and accessibility in the cultural heritage. This is done in close collaboration with KADK and the Bevica Foundation.
Anna Söderbäck, Director of the Swedish Arts Grants Committee, participated on 30/9 at the Region Blekinge's conference on art and designed living environment.
As part of a national cohort, last month Americans for the Arts helped launch PHEAL—Planning for Health Equity, Advocacy, and Leadership Guiding Principles. Developed by individuals seeking to create a policy platform, the PHEAL Guiding Principles reaffirm the imperative need for public health and design professionals to work together toward empowering and elevating the voices of historically overburdened communities with health inequities in the time of COVID-19.
The global pandemic will have long-lasting effects on the form and function of future museums.