Bryan is an architect, educator, writer, and Design Justice activist. He is the founder/Design Principal of Colloqate Design, a nonprofit design practice, and a founding organizer of the Design As Protest Collective and Dark Matter University. Bryan has led two award-winning architecture + design programs for high school students through the Arts Council of New Orleans (local) and the National Organization of Minority Architects (national), respectively. He is a National NOMA South VP and has been the recipient of many awards and fellowships, including the 2018 Fast Company Most Creative People in Business, the youngest firm to win the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices award in 2019, and the 2021 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award.
Douglas Robb is the inaugural Ian Mcharg Fellow in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Weitzman School of Design. His research rests at the intersection of climate change, decolonization, and the low-carbon energy transition in rural landscapes.
Steph Garcia is the project coordinator for the Center for Preservation of Civil Rights Sites. She strives to create more just spaces by leveraging art, design, and community engagement to give power to underrepresented communities in historically inequitable processes.
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