Housing Brazil’s Precariat: Movements in Spatial Justice | January 16, 2017
On January 16th, the Development by Design conference with Roca featured its second guest speaker Clara Irazabal, urban planning expert specialized in the Latin American informal city. In her talk, titled Housing Brazil’s Precariat: Movements in Spatial Justice, she analyses how collective housing movements in cities like S ao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro propose a valid alternative planning model that can serve as a vehicle for restorative justice. Formerly the director of the Latin Lab and professor the GSAPP at Columbia University, Clara is currently the Director of the Latina/o Studies Program and Professor of Planning in the Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She is a visiting professor of our master program.