Policy and Planning: How Design Can Transform Mexico and Beyond

Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/24/2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Location
  • Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo
  • Av. Paseo de la Reforma 51 Polanco, Bosque de Chapultepec I Secc Miguel Hidalgo
  • 11580 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

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You are invited to join fellow Harvard University alumni in Mexico City for an evening considering how designers are reshaping Mexico City and Mexico’s most environmentally fragile regions.

Explore how design thinking and practice can address major societal challenges such as water scarcity, infrastructure, housing, and the rights of domestic workers.

 

Explore how design thinking and practice can address major societal challenges such as water scarcity, infrastructure, housing, and the rights of domestic workers. RSVP to attend and hear ideas from distinguished practitioners trained at the Harvard GSD; they will also share current students’ contributions via a transdisciplinary showcase from studio courses.

 

Speakers include:

• Jose Castillo MArch ’95, DDes ’00, Urban Planning and Design
• Loreta Castro MAUD ’10, Landscape Architecture

Hosted by:

• Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism | Harvard GSD
• Mauricio Benítez Iturbe, Program Director | David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

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Space is limited. You are welcome to bring one guest.

Questions? Contact Nicole Freeman at nfreeman@gsd.harvard.edu

Header image: Audi Urban Future Awards from Jose Castillo and Gabriella Gomez-Mont, Director of Laboratorio para la Ciudad.

 

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