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.
The relationship between immigration and cities is becoming a popular topic for design-minded civic organizations to focus on. So too…
Modular construction for refugee shelter as sustainable infill development in Berlin
a Workshop with students from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation in collaboration with the University of the Arts (UdK), Berlin and KU Leuven.
Design platform What Design Can Do is partnering with UNHCR and IKEA Foundation on a global design challenge that focuses…
See a recording of The Spatial Impact Of Forced Migration: Implications For Urban Scholarship And Practice
How can architects, planners and designers respond to the global refugee crisis?