CDD Forum Spring 2015- Phil Enquist- Monday, March 9, 6:00p.m. Long Lounge

Philip Enquist is the leader of SOM's Global City Design Practice, the world’s most highly awarded urban planning group. Enquist and his studios have improved the quality and efficiency of city living on five continents by creating location-unique strategic designs that integrate nature and urban density within a framework of future-focused public infrastructure.

Nayana Mawilmada appointed Director General of Urban Development Authority, Sri Lanka

The Minister in charge of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage (Sri Lanka), Rauff Hakeem has recently appointed Ranjit Fernando as the new chairman of the Urban Development Authority (UDA) and Nayana Mawilmada as its Director General.

DUSP Students Win Five of Nine MIT Fulbrights

Recipients Will Work in Bangalore, Tanzania, Spain and Mexico

Of nine MIT students and alumni awarded US Student Fulbright grants for 2014, five were from DUSP:

Mitchell Cook, a PhD candidate in planning from Arkansas, will travel to India to study urban finance reform in Bangalore, part of his research into the causes of social and economic inequalities in cities.

Participatory Art in Urban Transformation

DUSP CoLab’s Empathetic Aesthetics Program invited the 2014-2016 Mel King Community Fellow to engage a group of urban planning, architecture, and art students and practitioners in a conversation about the role of experimental and participatory art in urban transformation. 


Phil Clay and Susan Silberberg present at TEDxBeaconStreet