Design For All
March 20, 2009 — Maurice Cox, Director of Design for the National Endowment for the Arts, is this year's final Farajollah & Maryam Badie ARFAA guest lecturer in Architecture. At the NEA, Cox supervises the grant process in design, oversees the Mayors' Institute on City Design and the Citizens' Institute on Rural Design, while providing professional leadership in architecture and design. Mr. Cox is on the faculty of the University of Virginia's School of Architecture and he served as the Mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia from 2002-2004. Cox's lecture, Design For All, is on April 2nd at 6:30 PM in the Mandell Theater and is the first event in the 2009 Design Charrette: Urban Oasis.