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Orange Workshop: Planetary Scale – Exploring patterns of worldwide urbanization

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Orange Workshop: Planetary Scale – Exploring patterns of worldwide urbanization

This workshop took several case studies from across the globe to explore the consequences of the supposedly non-urban realm now being engulfed within the variegated patterns and pathways of a planetary formation of urbanization.

Experts

Harry Gugger
Host Harry Gugger Professor for Architectural & Urban Design, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL Lausanne), Switzerland and member of the Academic Committee (AC) of the LafargeHolcim Foundation Read CV »
Neil Brenner
Moderator Neil Brenner Professor of Urban Theory & Director of the Urban Theory Lab, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University, USA Read CV »
Christian Schmid
Moderator Christian Schmid Professor of Sociology, Department of Architecture, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland Read CV »
Martín Arboleda
Martín Arboleda Postdoctoral Fellow, Urban Theory Lab, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University, USA Read CV »
Nancy Couling
Nancy Couling Architect and PhD graduate, laboratoire bâle (laba), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL Lausanne), Switzerland Read CV »
Ross Exo Adams
Ross Exo Adams Assistant Professor of Architecture & Urban Theory, College of Design, Iowa State University, USA Read CV »
Nikos Katsikis
Nikos Katsikis Doctor of Design Candidate (DDeS), Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University, USA Read CV »
Milica Topalovic
Milica Topalovic Assistant Professor of Architecture & Territorial Planning, Department of Architecture (D-ARCH), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland Read CV »
Japhy Wilson
Japhy Wilson Lecturer in International Political Economy, School of Social Sciences, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom Read CV »
Tammy Kit Ping Wong
Tammy Kit Ping Wong Doctoral Researcher, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Future Cities Laboratory, Singapore Read CV »
Jerry Herron
Mobile Workshop Organizer Jerry Herron Founding Dean, Irvin D Reid Honors College, Wayne State University, USA Read CV »
Aaron Martin
Mobile Workshop Organizer Aaron Martin Senior Lecturer, Irvin D Reid Honors College, Wayne State University, USA Read CV »
 

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Urbanization of the hinterland
The urban pattern of the automotive industry
Exploring patterns of worldwide urbanization
 
Forum Details
Forum

Infrastructure Space
April 7 to April 9, 2016

Location
Detroit, USA
Focus Sessions
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Media Release
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