The talk will disseminate the results of the African Off- grid Housing [AOH] research project developed at the School of Architecture & Cities of the University of Westminster thanks to the support of the Global Challenge Research Fund / UKRI.
The talk is curated by the [AOH] Principal Investigator Dr Paolo Cascone in collaboration with the Research Associate Maddalena Laddaga, with the aim to animate an open discussion on innovative design to build methodologies towards affordable and self-sufficient housing solutions for sub-Saharan Africa. Therefore the [AOH] research team will be in conversation with a panel of international experts from different backgrounds, to discuss possible synergies and developments, among the others:
Conor Black / Arup
Dr Claudia Loggia and Dr Viloshin Govender / University of KwaZulu-Natal
Vincent Kitio / Chief Urban Energy Unit / UN-Habitat
Prof Mark Raymond / Director of the GSA / University of Johannesburg