Dean Malecha appointed senior fellow of the Design Futures Council
The Board of Directors of the Design Futures Council has named Dean Marvin J. Malecha, FAIA, a senior fellow which is awarded annually as an honorary distinction to outstanding individuals who have provided noteworthy leadership to the advancement of design, design solutions, or the design professions.
Dean Malecha was selected “for significant contributions toward the understanding of changing trends, new research, and applied knowledge that improves the built environment and the human condition.”
The Design Futures Council is an interdisciplinary network of design professionals whose mission is to explore global trends, challenges and opportunities to advance innovation and shape the future of the industry and environment.
The Council is made up of industry leaders and innovators and is committed to advancing the design community by providing information and understanding of future trends and issues. Think tank sessions, seminars, research and through journals like DesignIntelligence, the Almanac of Architecture & Design, and “Focus on the Future” reports are many ways that the Council is helping in the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the art and design community.