Lecturer - School of Art, Architecture, and Design
Prof. Racek is a multidisciplinary designer whose scope of expertise spans architectural, landscape and industrial design. His research is concerned with the design and creation of systems of production where the design/products/architecture/new systems emerge from the system. This research is articulated through the high-tech -- parametric modeling, digital fabrication, alternative visualization methods -- and the low-tech – participatory design in a developing world context.
He is Founder and Executive Director of Play360, a non-profit that trains organizations to build low-cost sustainable playgrounds as a means of improving education in the developing world. He has carried out trainings in the Philippines and Thailand among other countries, and has worked in Burma and Laos.
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