A new master’s program called University of the Underground promises free design education to students who wish to “positively challenge institutions and power structures.” Organized by designer Nelly Ben Hayoun, the course is offered by the Sandberg Instituut of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Metro University will offer aRead More →

Over the past few weeks, a conversation about how race figures in the education of urban designers and planners has emerged online and in conversations between professionals in Cambridge, Detroit and elsewhere. Ultimately. Since the mid-1990s, I have practiced as an architect, urban designer and town planner in several majorRead More →