International Honors Program, Brattleboro, VT, US, Faculty
Taught "Urban Planning & Sustainable Environments" and co-taught "Contemporary Urban Issues" to 35 college students on a comparative cities course during the fall 2012 semester; the International Honors Program (IHP) adopts an experiential learning approach to critically investigate how people, planning and politics operate in New Orleans, São Paulo, Cape Town and Hanoi.
The Architectural League of New York, New York, NY, US, Researcher
Researched and wrote over the summer to provide an information base for a forthcoming program of events and exhibitions on the nexus of economic, environmental and energy issues.
University College London (UCL), London, GB, Postgraduate Teaching Assistant
Co-taught the core studio that developed alternative strategies and proposals to contest the Dharavi Redevelopment Project in a Mumbai slum;
Authored a case study on sustainable housing in Bangkok for report on "Sustainable Consumption and Production for Poverty Alleviation,” released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Led fieldwork in Bangkok, Thailand, with six colleagues in partnership with the Community Organizations Development Institute (CODI) to evaluate the Government’s Baan Mankong Collective Housing Programme;
Regularly edited articles published by the program director, Dr. Camillo Boano;
Coordinated the MSc Building & Urban Design in Development program along with the director, and developed the new “Critical Urbanism Studio,” which speculates on the agency of design as research, critique and resistance
00:/, London, GB, Consultant
Prepared a Strategic Investment Plan for the Government of Ghana (National Democratic Congress) detailing the scope of investment opportunities in cross-sector development.
Smith Lam Architects Ltd., London, GB, Architectural Assistant
Led day-to-day operations during schematic design phase for a 26-flat residential development, including coordination of stakeholder relationships among the developer (client), external technical and planning consultants, local residents’ organization, and the local planning authority toward consensus and planning approval of a highly contested scheme;
Developed design schemes and full planning application for a new build house on a brownfield site in Northwest London
University College London (UCL), London, GB, Masters, Urban Design in Development
M.Sc. Urban Design in Development from the Bartlett Development Planning Unit. Involved one month of fieldwork in Mumbai, reconsidering the Dharavi Redevelopment Project.
McGill University, Montreal, QC, CA, Bachelors, Architecture
B.Sc. Architecture from the McGill University School of Architecture