Heather Renee Barker, Associate Professor of Design at California State University Long Beach, USA develops her work through the integration of research and practice. She is founding coordinator of the graduate Human Experience Design Interactions (MA_HXDI) program and the Immersive Design Research Lab and has served the city of Long Beach, California as Design Lead for the Bloomberg Philanthropies' funded Innovation Team (i-team) and as Design Strategy Lead for the Office of Civic Innovation.
We live in an era where advances in technology and changes in global social paradigms collide. Inspired by philosophical insights and drawing from methodologies across a wide spectrum of professional practices, Designing Post-Virtual Architectures sets forth necessary design frameworks to solve the wicked challenges for the modern age and beyond. -Jonathan Lo Creative Director, Virgin Orbit Heather Renee Barker is the embodiment of innovation-leveraging the practice of design to inform and transform the practice of public policy in the City of Long Beach. This book is a must read for practitioners-no matter the sector-who wish to improve user experience (from ground-up) and who seek breakthroughs in their life's work. -John Keisler, MPA City of Long Beach Director of Economic Development