Projects Blending Ecology, Architecture, and Urban Design
GLOBAL Design NYU, a New York University project that aims to transform architecture and urban design in ways that address environmental concerns, has directed and curated Elsewhere Envisioned, a forthcoming exhibition at London’s Building Centre (26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT), Sept. 20 through Oct. 20.
Hosted by NLA—London’s Centre for the Built Environment, Elsewhere Envisioned is presented by GLOBAL Design NYU (GDNYU) and directed and curated by NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study professors Peder Anker, Louise Harpman, and Mitchell Joachim. It will feature more than 30 leading designers, architects, landscape architects, urbanists, historians, and scientists. The show is a feature of the London Design Festival.
The exhibition, free and open to the public, is part of a series exploring how architecture and design can help reduce climate change and bridge the gap between people and the natural world.
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GLOBAL Design NYU, which brings together designers, scholars, and innovators, showcases design research as it relates to visionary architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, and ecological planning through exhibits and speaker series. Peder Anker is the author of From Bauhaus to Eco-House: A History of Ecological Design, among others; Louise Harpman is a principal in the architecture firm Specht Harpman and been named one of Wallpaper* magazine’s “top 50 practices”; and Mitchell Joachim is co-founder of Planetary ONE and Terreform ONE, nonprofit organizations and design groups that integrate ecological principles in urban areas.