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Interview with Dana Cuff, 2019 Women in Architecture Activist Winner on Midnight Charette

United States Architecture News - Sep 16, 2019 - 01:50   1312 views

Interview with Dana Cuff, 2019 Women in Architecture Activist Winner on Midnight Charette

The Midnight Charette, a video podcast about design and the everyday, has released a new video podcast interview with Dana Cuff, recent Winner of Architectural Record’s 2019 Women in Architecture Activist Award, Founding Director of cityLAB, and Professor of architecture and urbanism at UCLA. 

Hosted by architects David Lee and Marina Bourderonnet, the Midnight Charette features a variety of renowned professionals as guests in unscripted and in-person interviews, allowing for thoughtful takes and more personal discussions.

The interview is an hour and a half long and covers combining urban design and research, the challenges of changing planning policies, why smart architecture hasn't quite revolutionized the design world, balancing community input with design oversight, and life stories of orange groves and living in Sweden among many other things.

The interview was published on The Midnight Charette's website, YouTube channel, and iTunes, Spotify, and all other podcast players as a podcast. A short video clip of Dana Cuff's interview can be watched below:

Video courtesy of The Midnight Charette



The Midnight Charette previously welcomed other international guests, including Michael Sorkin, Award-winning author and Director of the Urban Design Graduate Program at The City College of New York; Dong-Ping Wong, the designer of Kanye West’s Yeezy Tour Stage and +POOL; and Neil Denari, Principal of NMDA, designer of HL23 on the High Line, and Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, Christopher Hawthorne, The Chief Design Officer of Los Angeles. 

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