The Role of Engaged Learning in Building Better Cities

When: 5.45 pm-8.00 pm Wednesday December 11, 2013
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Institutions of learning from schools to universities, as well as community based organizations are increasingly seen as a critical part of the process of building better cities and cultivating values of stewardship for the city.  Speakers representing diverse institutions and organizations will address the concept of engaged learning from their own vantage points and the role of education. They will share how they have turned ideas into action, and what more they think needs to happen.

Introduction: Lance J. Brown, AIA NY President

Moderator: Elliott Sclar, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development, Earth Institute at Columbia University.

Christine Gaspar, Center for Urban Pedagogy
Nabeel Hamdi, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Geeta Mehta, GSAPP, Columbia University
Anna Rubbo, Global Studio and CSUD
Tony Schuman, Architecture and Design, NJIT

About the speakers

Organized by: Center for Architecture, Global Studio and the Center for Sustainable Urban  Development at  Columbia University

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