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This upper level design studio exposes students to hands on spatial civic engagement opportunities. Course aims to immerse students in real life problems that need to be responded to by researching, problem seeking and solving within the context of various sized design projects in Chicago. This studio course provides a collaborative and multidisciplinary structure for exploration and application of a problem driven human-centered design methodology. Course also seeks to develop, in students, a sense of social and professional responsibility.