The Restart of NOMAS Kent

I was a guest blogger for Kent State Cleveland Urban Design Center.  Check out the post here! http://www.cudc.kent.edu/blog/advocating-for-diversity-a-conversation-with-michelle-barrett-of-nomas/ Advertisements

Build-A-Thoning…

This past May I had the opportunity to participate in a Habitat sponsored AmeriCorps event in Seattle, Wa.  For one week the Habitat for Humanity affiliate in Seattle, Kings County, hosted numerous AmeriCorps volunteers from across the country to join together and get things done for America.  This is a yearly event know as Build-a-Thon, … Continue reading

Man[ i ]festo…

I feel my charge as a designer is to find the balance between user need, aesthetic quality, budget and environmental issues, and execute a design that satisfies it, with all people in mind.  To pay the correct amount of attention to each aspect, understanding that the balance will be different for each design problem and … Continue reading