UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

Charlotte Malterre-Barthes

Charlotte Malterre-Barthes
Date:
26-Oct-2021
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue:
https://hku.zoom.us/j/91024897131
Moderator:
Ying Zhou
Title:
A Strategic Practice of Urban Design
Speaker(s):
Charlotte Malterre-Barthes

Join Via Zoom here

Meeting ID: 910-2489-7131

*The lecture will be live-streamed on Faculty Facebook page here.


HKU Department of Architecture
Fall 2021 Public Lecture Series

Lecture Abstract

Faced with climate change, fast-paced urbanization, and environmental degradation everywhere, planning disciplines need to be repositioned to serve and address better these challenges. Inscribing her strategic practice within new and interconnected forms of action in the time of the Capitalocene, Charlotte Malterre-Barthes will discuss her projective research, pedagogy, and design approach of architecture and urban design.

Biography

Charlotte Malterre-Barthes is Assistant Professor of Urban Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Principal of the urban design agency OMNIBUS, she holds a PhD from ETH Zurich on the political economy of commodities on the built environment. She co-authored among other books Eileen Gray: A House under the Sun (Nobrow),  Some Haunted Spaces in Singapore (Edition Patrick Frey), Migrant Marseille and Housing Cairo: The Informal Response (Ruby Press), and recently started the initiative ‘A Global Moratorium on New Construction.’ She is a founding member of the Parity Group and Parity Front, networks dedicated to improving equity in architecture. 


This lecture is open to the general public.


*The total number of attendance is limited to 500. First come, First served.


CPD Credit Hours and AIA CES Learning Unit Hours are offered to members of the HKIA and the AIA.


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