Bori Fehér is an architect, social designer and researcher focused on resilience, adaptation and sustainability. She is the Head of Social Design HUB at the Innovation Center of Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest (MOME), where for more than a decade now she facilitates students and researchers in social, eco and humanitarian design projects, works with underprivileged communities on the rural periphery of Hungary.
Bori's work focuses mainly on how social situations reflect the ability to change. She is especially interested in how design could act as a tool for creative innovation. As guest lecturer, she has been involved since 2014 in the activities of the Maryland Institute College of Art Centre for Social Design, USA. She has given lectures on social design, among others, at the Rhode Island School of Design, the Pratt Institute, New York Design Week, the Winterhouse Symposium, the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, and the New Institute.
Previously, Bori worked as an architect for TEK Architects in New York, Architecture for Humanity, DesigNYC and Habitat for Humanity New York. She recieved MAs in Architectural Design and Design Management from MOME in 2010. She is the Co-Chair and Co-Founder of the Social Design Network incoroporating 8 countries in a global effort of advancing social design pedagogy, research and practice.