Social and material flows across regional landscapes; alternating densities create space for diversity.
The spreading out of cities necessitates an engagement of territorial dynamics, calling for new scales, materials, and conceptual tools. Is it possible to increase the capacity of the earth to address both a burgeoning humanity and a diverse and flourishing nonhuman world? How are themes such as fertility, food production, and biochemical material flows to be woven into policy and the urbanization process?
Architect and Urban Designer, Professor of Urbanism, EPFL, Lausanne, Università luav di Venezia
Landscape Architect, Academy of Architecture, Amsterdam
Professor of Architecture and Architectural History, University of Virginia School of Architecture
THE FRONT ROW
Elwood R. Quesada Professor of Architecture, UVA School of Architecture; Director, Pan-University Yamuna Project, New Delhi; Architect, UPC-ETSAV, Barcelona, Spain; Principal, aldayjover architecture and landscape
Alessandra Cianchetta, RIBA
Partner, AWP Office for Territorial Reconfiguration; Director, AWP-UK
Mona El Khafif, Dr.
Associate Professor, UVA School of Architecture
Suzanne Moomaw, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, UVA School of Architecture; Director, Community Design Research Center; Academic Lead, Appalachian Prosperity Project