Please join us Thursday, April 12th at 6:30PM for the next ReDesign.School Lecture Series featuring Toni L. Griffin, founder of Urban Planning and Design for the American City in New York.
We are honored to have Toni join this series as the final lecturer for the spring semester. This free lecture will take place at The Design School's North Building in Lecture Room 60.
Don't miss it!
ABOUT TONI GRIFFIN:
Toni has served as Project Director the long range planning initiative of the Detroit Work Project, and in 2013 completed and released Detroit Future City, a comprehensive citywide framework plan for urban transformation. Most recent clients include working with the cities of Memphis, Milwaukee and Pittsburgh.
Toni is also Professor in Practice of Urban Planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she teaches both planning studios and seminars on gentrification and design’s impact on social justice. She also leads The Just City Lab, a research platform for developing values-based planning methodologies and tools, including the Just City Index and a framework of indicators and metrics for evaluating public life and urban justice in public plazas. View their work here: designforthejustcity.org
Most recently, Toni was a Professor of Architecture and the founding Director of the J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City at the Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York. Founded in 2011, the Center’s work focused on Legacy City Design Initiative; Just City Design Indicators Project; and Inclusion in Architecture, examining the participation of people of color in architecture and related design fields.