Todd Ferry

Center for Public Interest Design

Todd Ferry

Center for Public Interest Design

Biography

Todd Ferry is Associate Director and Senior Research Associate at the Center for Public Interest Design within the School of Architecture at Portland State University. Before entering the architecture profession, he gained over a decade of experience in the nonprofit field, including founding KIU ART, a service-learning organization that works with schools in Mwanza, Tanzania. 

His current work investigates how social needs can be addressed by architecture in underserved communities and seeks to develop new tools and models of engagement to aid in this effort. Ferry is also one of the co-founders and organizers of the POD Initiative, providing new visions for addressing homelessness in Portland through design. 

All sessions by Todd Ferry

Design and Innovation Slam

5:30 pm
Smith Ballroom