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Regional Foodshed Resilience: An Interdisciplinary and International Practicum

Started: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Estimated Completion: 
Saturday, August 20, 2016

This project is a three-year comparative Regional Foodshed Resilience practicum running in parallel in four cities, in partnership with local universities, experts, and practitioners. The practicum, an academically rigorous and hands-on research-driven curriculum for undergraduate students, will both require and generate collaborative, interdisciplinary relationships between Mumbai, Beijing, Rio, and New York City. In addition, this ambitious and critical study will create a valuable body of knowledge that will be applicable to other large and rapidly growing urban areas in the same regions, as well as a cohort of student leaders capable of working in interdisciplinary, global teams to tackle complex challenges.

This ambitious and critical study will create a valuable body of knowledge that will be applicable to other large and rapidly growing urban areas

Co-Investigators:

Eugenia Manelyan: Adjunct Assistant  Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Kubi Ackerman: The Earth Institute at Columbia University, Project Manager /Senior Research Coordinator

 

 

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS

Co-director, Studio-X New York

ACADEMIC UNIT

School:
Architecture, Planning & Preservation
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