International Urbanism Studio

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AECOM - Floor 4, Midcity Place, 71 High Holborn London WC1V6EA

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The UK is an international centre for urbanism, and our young planners, designers, architects and other urbanists are involved in projects around the world. The experience from this diverse international work can inform our urban challenges in the UK, and vice versa.

Our International Urbanism Studio, on the 11th of February, will highlight some of the innovative projects Young Urbanists have been involved with in a series of pecha kucha presentations, and interactive discussion.

It will cover projects across a range of sectors and continents - and is a chance to explore international responses to urban challenges and the UK's role in addressing these.

Drinks to follow.
Confirmed speakers:

Roland Chanin-Morris, AECOM (Chair)

Jose Monroy, ICFI - Planning for climate adaptation in Latin American cities

Floriane Ortega, WaterAid-Sheppard Robson - Citywide planning for water and sanitation in four Sub-Saharan African cities

Stefanos Zymis, Buro Happold - Planning for a shrinking city with the Detroit Works Project

Zainab Alireza, AECOM - Planning for a new generation of urban growth with the Jeddah Plans

Clare Healy, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group - Urban planning in Hong Kong

Aaron Davis, The Prince's Foundation - 'Smart Coding' for urban expansion in Libreville, Gabon
This is a free event generously hosted by AECOM Design Planning + Economics.

Image credit Dylan Passmore.