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Green Workshop: Metropolitan Scale – Expanding toolsets for urban infrastructure

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Green Workshop: Metropolitan Scale – Expanding toolsets for urban infrastructure

Infrastructure was thought of as a site of collective design engagement for the urban and its permutations that requires an expanded repertoire of tools; from entry points, like the sites of interface between systems and scales, to representations that could enable ways to generate alternative infrastructural forms.

Experts

Guillaume Habert
Host Guillaume Habert Professor of Sustainable Construction, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland, and member of the Academic Committee (AC) of the LafargeHolcim Foundation Read CV »
Jesse LeCavalier
Moderator Jesse LeCavalier Assistant Professor, College of Architecture & Design, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA Read CV »
Jason Young
Moderator Jason Young Professor & Director, School of Architecture, University of Tennessee, USA Read CV »
Sara Dean
Sara Dean Assistant Chair, Graduate Design, California College of the Arts (CCA), USA Read CV »
Rahul Mehrotra
Rahul Mehrotra Chair of the Department of Urban Planning & Design, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University, USA Read CV »
Dan Kinkead
Mobile Workshop Organizer Dan Kinkead Acting Executive Director, Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office, USA Read CV »
 

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Forum Details
Forum

Infrastructure Space
April 7 to April 9, 2016

Location
Detroit, USA
Focus Sessions
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Media Release
Examining sustainable toolsets for urban infrastructure
Examining sustainable toolsets for urban infrastructure

Leading thinkers from architecture, civil engineering, urban planning, social science, business, and industry from 40 countries met in…

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