LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
Host Helen Marriage ’13, visits the London that exists out of the public perception and off the tourist map. As the center of the city has swung from east to west, areas like Barking and Dagenham and the East End bring amazing diversity and fast-paced change.
- Helen Marriage LF ’13, Director, Artichoke
- Justin Simons OBE, Deputy Mayor, Culture and the Creative Industries
- Ricky Burdett CBE, Director, London School of Economics Cities
- Daniel Bridge, Programme Director, Royal Docks
- Tonya Nelson, London Area Director, Arts Council England
Hosts Tracy Metz ‘07 and Michiel van Iersel ‘19 take an hour-long canal boat trip, meeting interesting people and discussing the urgent developments shaping Amsterdam.
- Tracy Metz LF ‘07, Director, Stadleven/John Adams Institute
- Michiel van Iersel LF ‘19, Co-Founder and Partner, Non-Fiction
- Imara Limon, Curator, Amsterdam Museum
- René Boer, Freelance Curator and Activist
- Chris Bruntlett, Mobility Expert, Dutch Cycling Embassy
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
Host Washington Fajardo ‘19 leads an engaging walking tour of Rio de Janeiro’s historic downtown core to learn about its housing and retail challenges.
- Washington Fajardo LF ‘19, Director, Rio de Janeiro City Planning Commission
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
To learn about the challenging housing and urban development issues in four unique neighborhoods in North America’s largest metropolis, host Surella Segu ’18 visits the city’s historic core, a precolonial informal settlement, a gentrifying neighborhood, and social housing on the city’s outskirts.
- Surella Segu LF ‘18, Co-Founder and Co-Director, El Cielo Architects
- Elena Tudela, Co-director of O-RU (Urban Resilience Office)
- Ricardo Vainer, Architect & Developer, SADASI
- Juan Jose Kochen, General Manager at ICA Foundation
- Claudia Acuña, National Coordinator for Self-Built Housing