Documenting the Spatial Practices of Global Migration

Call for Papers: The Ethical Imperative

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED 09/18/2017
Call for Papers: The Ethical Imperative

… for a session on Architecture and Design as a tool for Migration and Advocacy

at the 106th ACSA Annual Meeting | The Ethical Imperative
March 15-17, 2018 | Denver, Colorado
Deadline to submit: October 4th, 2017

Future Maker/s Future Market/s

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED, EVENT 08/28/2017

Between January 2015 and the Summer of 2016 approximately 65.000 newcomers predominantly from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq arrived in the German capital city of Berlin. The majority of new arrivals were placed in temporary shelters and wait idle for months, sometimes years, for their asylum application to be granted. Many are stifled by German bureaucracy and language barriers to enter the labor force and become active and productive members of the communities they reside in.


Call For Participants: Berlin Summer School

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED 05/14/2017
Call For Participants: Berlin Summer School

September 04-15, 2017
This international workshop will develop prototypes and interventions in Berlin Lichtenberg to activate the economic and socio-cultural potential of refugees who arrived in Berlin in recent years and still live in temporary shelters.

speaking about spaces of migration …

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED, EVENT 04/07/2017

on April 22nd at a 1-day summit at NYU in New York, which brings together various diplomats, representatives from the United Nations, eminent architects, and academics from Harvard, Oxford, Columbia, NYU amongst others, to present and discuss displacement issues faced by individuals living in refugee settlements. Framed by a design competition – Place and Displacement, which asked teams to envision a marketplace for refugees in three places, the summit brings together design and policy. See Ideation World for more on speaker and details about the event. I am excited to be moderating the discussion about Berlin, Germany and Europe.

Forefront 2017: Design for Arrival

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED 03/21/2017
Forefront 2017: Design for Arrival

The relationship between immigration and cities is becoming a popular topic for design-minded civic organizations to focus on. So too…