Documenting the Spatial Practices of Global Migration


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…

What Design Can Do For Refugees

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED 02/24/2016
What Design Can Do For Refugees

Design platform What Design Can Do is partnering with UNHCR and IKEA Foundation on a global design challenge that focuses…

SUB URBANISMS: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED 12/22/2015
SUB URBANISMS: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape

Exhibition: SUB URBANISMS: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape at the Museum of Chinese in America curated by Stephen Fan.