Daniels Faculty's Winter Program: Architecture and the Right to Housing

Join a distinguished panel of housing experts, moderated by the Daniels Faculty’s Karen Kubey, as they envision how architects can contribute to the right to housing. The panel will raise urgent questions and discuss promising examples, laying the groundwork for future solutions. This event is presented by the Irving Grossman Fund in Affordable Housing.

Panelists: A human rights lawyer and former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing, Leilani Farha is Global Director of The Shift, an international advocacy agency combating housing financialization while upholding human rights. Paul Karakusevic is a founding partner at Karakusevic Carson, an award-winning architecture firm at the forefront of public housing design across the UK.

Moderator: An urbanist specializing in housing design and social justice, Karen Kubey has been an Assistant Professor at the Daniels Faculty since 2023. The editor of Housing as Intervention: Architecture towards Social Equity (Architectural Design, 2018), she served as the first executive director of the Institute for Public Architecture.

This event is part of the Daniels Faculty’s Winter 2024 Public Program.

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When Thu, Mar 21, 2024 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Where John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, 1 Spadina Crescent DA170 (Main Hall) Toronto, ON M5S 2J5