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Toni L. Griffin gives a talk on 11 February for Irish Architecture Foundation’s New Now Next series
Ireland Architecture News - Feb 04, 2021 - 18:47 3280 views
The final instalment of the Irish Architecture Foundation’s current series of "New Now Next", at 6pm on 11 February 2021, architect and urban planning expert Toni L. Griffin will deliver a virtual talk, with an introduction from Michelle Joan Wilkinson, Museum Curator (Architecture and Design) at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.
Toni L. Griffin is the founder of urbanAC, a New York-based planning and design management practice that works with public, private and non-profit organisations to reimagine, reshape and rebuild just cities and communities. Over the past ten years, her practice has worked with several major U.S cities on the cusp of economic recovery including Chicago, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, and Detroit.
Ms. Griffin is also the founder and director of Harvard’s Just City Lab, an applied research platform that investigates the ways design can have a positive impact on addressing the conditions of injustice in cities. Griffin’s practice designs transformative social and spatial urban revitalisation frameworks, rooted in addressing historic and current disparities involving race, class and generation.
Registration for this event is now open – click here.
New Now Next returns for 2020 with a series of live, virtual talks showcasing an inspirational line up of international architects and urban designers.
New Now Next Talk: Toni L. Griffin
February 11, 2021
Talk begins at 6pm
Top image: Toni L. Griffin, courtesy of Irish Architecture Foundation