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Practice : Winter 2010
heuristic (based on c onceiving, ma king, a nd testing models of the solution s through trial and error), a nd outcomes-based approaches to addressing clients’ needs. Design thinking is applicable b eyond spatial de sign — it is increa s- ingly finding strategic solutions for corporations re-thinking their business models, a nd to medica l practices seeking ways to better ser ve patients. It is a process used by companies that are de veloping new products and ser vices in changing social, economic and technological circumst ances. Given the rapid ch anges that are creating a ne ed for more effective ways to solve client problems, design st udies are now seen as the best preparation for careers affecting processes of ch ange as diverse a s real est ate development, film animation, community economic de velopment, serving the needs of handicapped ve teran s, remote processes an alysis, historic preser vation, health pla nning, public spa c e de velopment, industrial specifications development, and other dynamic careers once thought to be beyond the realm of traditional design. With our multiple disciplines, expanded landscape design programs, diverse sustainability offerings, matriculating and Continuing Education course s, a nd our commitment to employing design to achieve social justice, the BAC leads in serving the educational needs both of people entering the profes sion s, a nd those with years of practice. There is no substitute for the experienc e brought to le arning by practicing profe ssiona ls tea ching practice- engaged students. Our educational model is an innovative way of teaching design thinking. We a re preparing students a nd practitioners for a world that will demand greater agility, business acumen, presentation skill, commitment to public ser vice, a nd interdisciplina ry ways of de veloping design solution s a nd outc ome s a s ses sments. Peruse this is sue of Practice and consider how you can help to shape the new roles of 21st century designers. President Theodore C . L a ndsmark, M.Ev.D., J.D., D.F.A . (Hon.), Ph.D. The entire Practice Department has mobilized to continue to create alternative placements in the new world of practice-based learning and internship. pREsIdENT’s lETTER ] TEd laNdsmaRk 4 pRacTIcE