Exhibition Schedule


February 22nd through March 15th
Faculty of Architecture, Silpakorn University

PBBC Bangkok will share the Silpakorn Architecture Gallery with young practices working with urban communities.

Exhibition Partners:
Silpakorn University
CAN (Community Architects Network)

Rio de Janeiro

March 13th through May 18th
Studio-X Rio

PBBC Rio opens March 12. Associated public events will be held in collaboration with the Federal University, Studio X and Rocinha community.

Exhibition Partner:
Studio X Rio de Janeiro


April 12th through May 19th
Customs House, April 12-May 22
University of Sydney, April 15-26

Associated PBBC Sydney public events will be held at the University of Sydney and at Customs House, Circular Quay.

Exhibition Partners:
Verge Gallery
Customs House Sydney
Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney


May 18th through July 26th
Maboneng, May 17-June 2
Diepsloot Youth Centre, June 3-June 9
University of the Witwatersrand, July 15-26

Associated PBBC Johannesburg public events will be held at the above and other locations.

Exhibition Partners:
Sticky Situations
Maboneng Precinct
DACN (Diepsloot Arts & Culture Network)
School of Architecture and Planning, Wits University
Boundless City


June 5th through July 7th
Alliance Francaise, Nairobi
With Science Café and the Exhibition, ‘Nairobi Architecture and Identity’

Exhibition and public program details coming soon.

Exhibition Partners:
Alliance Francaise Nairobi
Technical University of Kenya


September 20th through October 5th
Studio-X Mumbai

PBBC India launches at Studio X Mumbai on September 20, 2013. The exhibition opening will be accompanied by a panel discussion ‘People Building Better Cities: What does it mean to be inclusive?’

Exhibition Partner:
Studio X Mumbai


September 28th through October 20th
Studio X, Beijing

Exhibition and public program details coming soon.

Exhibition Partners:
Studio X Beijing
Columbia Global Centers | East Asia


October 4th through October 18th

In Delhi, the exhibition will be shown in English and Hindi. The English exhibition will open at School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), with a panel discussion themed “Rethinking Urban Informality: Ideas for an Inclusive City”. The Hindi exhibition is being hosted in six different locations across Delhi by members of the Forum of Informal Urban Poor Workers (FIUPW) with community-led local programs at each venue.

Chennai 1

October 8th through October 22nd
School of Architecture & Planning, Anna University

PBBC opens at SAP Chennai as part of its annual World Habitat Day celebrations.


November 7th through November 20th
College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning
5470 Aronoff Center
The University of Cincinnati

PBBC is being shown in conjunction with Future Cities; Livable Futures.

Exhibition Partners:
College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP)


November 24th through December 6th
Ground floor, Building A
College of Ground floor, Building A
Architecture and Urban Planning
Tongji University
No.1239 Siping Road,Yangpu District, Shanghai, China

Melbourne 1

August 19th through August 29th
Wunderlich Gallery
Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
University of Melbourne
757 Swanston St, Carlton

August 19: 6.00 – 8. 00 Exhibition Opening at Wunderlich Gallery Welcome: Professor Gini Lee, ADP, University of Melbourne Speakers: Sir Gustav Nossal, University of Melbourne Kate Ferguson and Lucinda Hartley, CoDesign Studio Anna Rubbo, CSUD, Columbia University, New York Jennifer van den Bussche, Sticky Situations, Johannesburg August 20, 21, 26, 27, 1-2pm Informal discussion […]


September 1st through October 1st
The Ship Inn, QCA Campus, South Bank
Griffith Universit
Stanley St South Brisbane

September 1 : 6.00 – 8.00 Exhibition opening The Ship Inn, QCA Campus, South Bank Griffith University Stanley St South Brisbane Speakers Paul Cleveland, Director Queensland College of Art Eleni Kalantidou, convenor Master of Design Futures Anna Rubbo, CSUD , Columbia University, New York Jennifer van den Bussche, Sticky Situations, Johannesburg September 1st through October […]

Chennai 2

September 24th through December 24th
Dakshinchitra, Chennai

Venue: DakshinaChitra, East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Chennai, 600118 Google Map directions Opening hours: 10:00am to 6:00pm (Tuesday holiday) Contact: +91 (0)44 27472603/ 27472783 PBBC opens as a launch to ‘Thinai’, an experimental space at Dakshinchitra, for different communities to ideate, create, and collaborate on cultural conversations. The exhibition will remain on display at Dakshinachitra until […]

Melbourne 2

February 16th through February 17th
The Atrium, Federation Square
Swanston Street, Melbourne

People Building Better Cities has been invited to join the 2015 Link Festival, Australia’s premier design for social change event.

Exhibition Partners:
CoDesign Studio
Link Festival

Ann Arbor

October 2nd through October 23rd
International Institute Gallery
University of Michigan
1080 South University Ave
Ann Arbor

Directions: Google Maps Building hours: Mon – Wed: Closes 10.0, Thu – Fri: Closes 6.0, Sat – Sun: Closes 5.0 PBBC EXHIBITION OPENING Friday October 2 | 6.0 – 7.30 Opening remarks at 7.0 Kelly Askew, African Studies Center Christopher Taylor, Mayor of Ann Arbor Don Scavia, Graham Sustainability Institute Anna Rubbo, PBBC, Columbia University All […]

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