About this Event
2221 Stinson Drive, Raleigh, NC
Please join the College of Design for the spring 2024 architecture lecture series.
Joan Busquets is the Martin Bucksbaum Professor in Practice of Urban Planning and Design at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. A world-renowned urban planner, urban designer, and architect, Busquets served as Head of Urban Planning for the Barcelona City Council during the formative years, from 1983 to 1989, and in the preparations for the Barcelona Olympics in 1992, including the New Downtowns program for the City and the improvement process for existing neighborhoods.
Busquets has participated in strategic urban planning and design — most involving public-private partnerships — for the cities of Den Haag, Lisbon, Marseille, Rotterdam, Singapore, Sao Paulo and Barcelona Metropolis. His Team had completed projects for the modern center of Trento, and Alghero in Italy; the transformation of Vilanova; harbor front in Coruña and for housing in the Maquinista development of Barcelona, in Spain.
Register via Zoom: https://ncsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIscuuopzIiHN1fe4NHMbuOp7k08cq6_eHU