Webinar: Flexible Housing for Future Societies

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 11:00am to 12:00am

Virtual Event

Our societies are changing. Can architecture reflect these changes and propose solutions to our evolving housing needs? In Denmark, 66% of families are traditional nuclear families living together, but 44% are either co-parenting, single, in an open relationship, or in another living arrangement. Community spaces and nearby amenities are considered necessities, but lack of available or affordable housing in cities such as Copenhagen presents a challenge. Additionally, global climate change and the current COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted issues and new directions for housing and societies. How can we design future cities to adapt and accommodate the growing need for flexible housing solutions?

Join Ofri Earon, Architect, PhD, Social Sustainable Housing at Ramboll for a discussion of these topics and Q&A, moderated by Janelle Knox-Hayes, Associate Professor of Economic Geography and Planning and Head, Environmental Policy and Planning Group in the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP).

We hope for this session to be as interactive as possible, so please come with your thoughts for a Q&A, or feel free to send us a question in advance via the RSVP form.

Registration required: RSVP HERE

This event is made possible through a collaboration between MIT-Denmark (part of MISTI), MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP), Ramboll, and Dansk Industri (DI).

Please be aware that this webinar will be recorded.

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

Events By Interest

Sustainability, General

Events By Audience

MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

Events By School

School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS)

Website

https://mit.zoom.us/webinar/register/...

Department
Center for International Studies
Contact Email

mit-denmark@mit.edu

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