The Future of Phone Booths: Workshop

Phone booths are an endangered urban species, joining the ranks of newspaper boxes, parking pay meters, and other urban elements whose original function has been replaced by technology and changing social behavior. A common thread runs through all these pieces of the urban landscape that are too quickly deemed to be obsolete: they contain a …

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Workshop: Resourceful Design Innovation by Re-imagining Existing Urban Assets

The course I teach for the University of British Columbia is being offered again this year as an online workshop, and registration is now open. As UBC describes it… In this workshop we look at the potential of reusing, repurposing, and re-imagining a wide variety of urban assets, including existing infrastructure, materials, buildings, structures, systems, …

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Guest Lecturer @ Design International

As part of the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM)’s Design International week I was asked to teach a design masterclass on urban intervention as design process.