Architect, Urban Designer
Master Faculty | Visiting & Regular Faculty
Gary Hack is one of the most eminent urban design practitioners and educationists in North America. He is former dean and professor of urban design in the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches and practices urban design, and continues to build a conversation among architecture, urban design and urban planning. He has prepared plans for cities, neighborhoods and developments in over 35 cities in the US, Canada and Asia, including New Orleans, New York, Detroit, Bangkok and Taipei.
This session explored the fundamentals of human settlements, large scale designs and cities. The discussion also brought in topics of how funding organizations and local community get involved in a project like designing new villages from scratch.
Professor Hack came to teach at Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements. Professor Kazi Khaleed Ashraf conducted this conversation with him at the Institute, focusing on several aspects of contemporary cities and their future...