Policy and Planning: How Design Transforms Mexico City and Beyond


Monday, February 24, 2020, 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City

Hosted by
Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism | Harvard GSD
Mauricio Benítez Iturbe, Program Director | David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

You are invited to join fellow Harvard University alumni in Mexico City for an evening considering how designers are reshaping Mexico City and MEXICO’S most environmentally fragile regions.
Explore how design thinking and practice can address major societal challenges such as water scarcity, infrastructure, housing, and the rights of domestic workers.

RSVP to attend and hear ideas from distinguished practitioners trained at the Harvard GSD; they will also share current students’ contributions via a transdisciplinary showcase from studio courses.

Speakers include:

  • Jose Castillo MArch ’95, DDes ’00, Urban Planning and Design
  • Loreta Castro MAUD ’10, Landscape Architecture
Header image: Audi Urban Future Awards from Jose Castillo and Gabriella Gomez-Mont, Director of Laboratorio para la Ciudad.


See also: Cambridge, Mexico