Medellin

April 5th through April 11th
World Urban Forum 7 Exhibition, Plaza Mayor Medellin

PBBC will be on display at the World Urban Forum 7 in Medellin, Colombia
Urban Equity in Development – Cities for Life

Where: Booth #35, White Pavilion, Plaza Mayor Medellín
Times: 9.0 – 6.30, April 5-11

 

BOOTH PROGRAM

SATURDAY APRIL 5
2.30 – 3.0
EXHIBITION OPENING: People Building Better Cities

SUNDAY APRIL 6
11.0 – 11.15
PBBC & the Global Studio

MONDAY APRIL 7
12.0 – 12.15
Can good graphic design promote equity?
12.30 – 12.45
Learning urban design at UPB, Medellin

TUESDAY APRIL 8
12.0 – 12.15
Promoting healthy, just & sustainable cities: UNU-IIGH’s future plans
12.30 – 12.45
PBBC, Global Studio, & equity

WEDNESDAY APRIL 9
12.0 – 12.15
Urban design at Columbia University: Our approach to equity
12.30 – 12.45
TWO NEW FILMS: Improving health in rural Nepal
1.0 – 12.45
A Sydney student’s experience of Global Studio
5.0 – 6.0, UNI Habitat
Educating urban professionals: addressing equity & inclusion in cities: two talks & discussion
Geeta Mehta
Anna Rubbo

THURSDAY APRIL 10
12.0 – 12.15
Urban design, health & education: A conversation about some big issues
12.30 – 12.45
Spatial strategies to re-envision health in Kumasi, Ghana
2.0 – 4.0 *
Habitat Professional Forum, Louise Cox, Chair
Grand Salon, Room 3

FRIDAY APRIL 11
8.30 – 10.30 *
Launch of 4 new books, at WUF7 Reading Room
12.0 – 12.15
Urban design at Columbia University: Our approach to equity
12.30 – 12.45
Designing for equity: Current project in San Cristobal, Medellin
4.30 – 5.0
EXHIBITION CLOSING: People Building Better Cities

* At other WUF locations

Booth #35 partners
Global Studio | CSUD, Columbia University
 | International Institute for Global Health (IIGH) – UNU
 | Urban Design Program, Columbia University
 | Urban Design Lab, Columbia University
 | Millennium Cities Initiative
 | Healthabitat
 | University of Sydney
 | Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney | Urban Design Lab, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana

Read about booth partners

Free downloads during WUF

At the booth
Bring a USB and download:
Housing for Health, World Habitat Award report in English or Spanish, 2014
Access and Mobility in Cities – The first ten years of the Future Urban Transport Programme, Thynell, M. and Wolmar, C. (eds), VREF 2014

Post WUF
World Habitat Report not available but see the Housing for Health Guide for specific ways to improve health by the better design and construction of the living environment.

Online (through May 31)
Click on Architectural Theory Review to download:
Volume 15:1, Rubbo, A., “Towards equality, social inclusion and human development in design education: the case of Global Studio 2005-2008”
Volume 16:3, Stickells, L., “The Right to the City: Rethinking Architecture’s Social Significance”

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