Emily Pilloton: Design for Humanity, Habitats, Health, and Happiness
March 21st, 2013
Emily Pilloton presents her work as the founding director of Project H Design, which develops initiatives for humanity, habitats, health, and happiness. This lecture, part of the CMU School of Design Lecture Series, takes place on Thursday March 21, 2013 at 5:00pm in Margaret Morrison building (MMCH), room A-14.
Emily Pilloton is the founder and director of Project H Design, which designs initiatives for Humanity, Habitats, Health, and Happiness. Project H is a nonprofit design and architecture agency that uses the power of design and hands-on building to catalyze communities and public education from within. Project H has a core focus on using design and full-scale building projects to activate public education systems in the US and to provide a more engaged learning framework for K-12 students, particularly in rural communities.
Emily is an industrial designer, architect, writer, teacher, and builder. In the past she has contributed to magazines such as GOOD, FastCompany, ReadyMade, Interior Design, ID Magazine and Innovative Home. Her work has been reported and showcased on The Colbert Report, and in The New York Times, Metropolis Magazine, Dwell Magazine, and GOOD Magazine. She is the author of “Design Revolution: 100 Products that Empower People.”