How Urban Planning + Design Influences Urban Culture | World’s Best Cities
How Urban Planning + Design Influences Urban Culture
WRLDCTY 2021: newyork

Where do social justice and environmental sustainability intersect? In urban planning, to start with. Daily life in our segregated cities perpetuates an “us vs them” culture today. Find out how urban planning and design can be a starting point for equitable cities that support the ecosystems around them.

About The Speakers
Author & Professor, Tufts University

Julian Agyeman Ph.D. FRSA FRGS is a Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University. He is the author or editor of 12 books, including Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World, Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class and Sustainability, and Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities.

Founder and Principal, OffTOP Design

Demar Matthews is a Los Angeles-based architectural designer, theorist, and writer. He is the founder and Principal of OffTop Design. His introduction to the field was through his article “A Black Architecture Education Experience” on archinect. Demar believes architecture should not only be for the privileged.