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School of Architecture professor Sergio Palleroni presents at Design for Humanity Summit at Fordham University
Author: School of Architecture
Posted: July 3, 2018

School of Architecture professor Sergio Palleroni, director of the School's Center for Public Interest Design, was recently invited to speak at the first-ever Design for Humanity Summit at Fordham University in New York, organized by Fordham's Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs and the International Organization for Migration / The UN Migration Agency.

The conference brought together architects, urban planners, humanitiarian aid professionals, and academics to discuss "how the intersection between design and humanitarian action can compel a more dignified, inclusive, and sustainable humanitarian response" (source: Fordham News). He participated in a panel discussion titled "From Public Interest Design to Humanitarian Design," in which he shared the Partners On Dwelling (POD) Initiative and its efforts to create transitional housing villages to address houselessness.

View the entire agenda and speakers' bios at the conference website.