The Center for Community-Engaged Design is an interdisciplinary research center that fosters community/university partnerships for meaningful research and design of the built and natural environments. Housed in the Department of Interior Architecture at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, CC-ED collaborates with community partners, non-profit organizations, and municipal departments to address design-related projects in underserved areas and for underrepresented populations in the Piedmont-Triad area. Through community-engaged processes of research, service, visioning, teaching, and learning, CC-ED brings innovative design thinking and methodologies to bear in areas where resources are most limited.

Travis L. Hicks, AIA, Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture, is the Director of the Center for Community-Engaged Design. A registered architect with over 15 years of combined professional practice and teaching experience, Hicks pursues projects that contribute to the sustainability of the Piedmont-Triad area and community partnerships that promote collaboration, interdisciplinarity, and economic development. Additional faculty and students from UNCG contribute to the success of CC-ED through research, coursework, independent study, and service-learning projects.

Travis L. Hicks, Director

UNCG • Department of Interior Architecture

102 Gatewood Studio Arts Building

527 Highland Ave. PO Box 26170

Greensboro, NC 27402-6170 • 336.334.5320