Lecture Design for Everyone: An Intro to Urban Planning & Design

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Fri, 05/22/2020


An introductory virtual lecture on the elements of urban planning and design.

Join us for the second program in Design for Everyone, a lecture series that seeks to open up conversations about design to broader, more diverse audiences. Produced by Form Function Studio, in partnership with Goethe-Institut and DC Public Library.

Learn the basics of how urban planning and design help shape our cities, create communities, and make connections between people, places, nature, and the built environment.

About the Speaker
Ifeoma Ebo is an experienced Urban Strategist that has harnessed design and management capabilities to lead projects in architecture, urban revitalization, community / large scale masterplanning and neighborhood studies. She has held leadership positions in New York City government and is a highly sought-after consultant on city design and sustainable development strategy for city governments and civic institutions internationally. She serves on Advisory Boards for the Mayor of Helsingborg, Sweden H22 Smart City Initiative, Association for Community Design and the NYC-based collective BlackSpace – a coalition of Black urbanists focused on supporting Black communities in developing new tools for cultural preservation in the midst of gentrification. She is a Visiting Critic and Lecturer at Cornell University, Syracuse University, and Columbia University. Ifeoma holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University and a Master in City Design and Development from MIT.