DesignTO: BAIDA x Frontier Design – Building Up Black Futures
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Centre for Social Innovation: Spadina, 192 Spadina Avenue, Toronto
BAIDA x Frontier Design – Building Up Black Futures is a panel discussion in partnership with the Toronto Society of Architects and part of the DesignTO 2023 Festival.
Black Architects and Interior Designers Association (BAIDA) is a non-profit organization made up of students, planners, interior designers, and architects across Canada. BAIDA aims to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the profession of architecture and interior design. BAIDA has been working with Frontier over the past year, a creative exploration company to reimagine its future. In a panel moderated by Toronto Society of Architects’ Programming Director, Joël León, featuring Frontier’s CEO, Laura Sellors, and Founder, Paddy Harrington, and BAIDA Co-Founders Shane Laptiste, Principal of SOCA (Studio of Contemporary Architecture), and Farida Abu-Bakare, Director of Global Practice of WXY Studio, will discuss the past five years of the organization and what the future holds.