Epidemic Urbanism Panel: Health & Equity in Global Architectural Practice – Saturday, November 12, 2022, 12-1:30pm ET
This Epidemic Urbanism panel will center on urgent questions for global architectural practice provoked by the simultaneous epidemics of COVID-19, inequity, and climate change, with a particular focus on implications for health equity. This panel will be chaired by David Gloster and will feature the following panelists: Sahar Attia, Egypt; Cristiana Caira, White Arkitekter, Sweden; Henry Chao, Chao Architect, USA; Femke Feenstra, GAF, The Netherlands; Robin Guenther, Perkins and Will, USA; Khondaker Hasibul Kabir, Bangladesh; Rubén Octavio Sepúlveda Chapa, Dear Architects, Mexico; and Timothy Seyi Odeyale, Nigeria. Registration is free!
* The Epidemic Urbanism Initiative, founded by Dr. Mohammad Gharipour and Dr. Caitlin DeClercq in March 2020, is a global educational hub dedicated to promoting conversations and interventions at the intersection of architecture, infectious disease, and health equity. The EUI consists of 1900+ members from more than 90 countries. As part of this initiative, the founders have organized seven international conferences, an international design competition, and workshops for early career academics and professionals. The founders have also recruited liaisons from 76 countries and published an edited volume, Epidemic Urbanism: Contagious Diseases in Global Cities (Intellect, 2021). Recordings of the EUI events and interviews are available on the EUI YouTube channel.