Capita Selecta 'Giant Steps' with Ricardo Corrêa

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Architect and urban planner Ricardo Corrêa (Brazil) is the fourth speaker in the Capita Selecta lectures series 'Giant Steps: Urbanism Around the World'. In this series we explore various approaches to urbanism around the world. The compass for debate will be how urbanism is embedded in various planning cultures. In his lecture will speak about urban mobility in Brazil.

Corrêa is founding partner of TC Urbes, a São Paulo based office that works on public policy management, urban and transport planning, systems management and modeling, architectural and urbanistic projects and environmental impact analysis. He also acts as a consultant in transportation, bicycle plans and projects for nationale and international institutes.

The lecturers in the ‘Giant Steps’ series act as designers or have conducted thorough research on urbanism in a specific national context. Besides new innovations in design and construction of the city undoubtedly the role of (geo)politics and decisionmaking in the process will be discussed. This lecture series is co-ordinated by urban designer and head of the Department of Urbanism Rogier van den Berg.

Date and location
The lectures are open to the public and take place at the Academy, Waterlooplein 213, Amsterdam. All lectures start at 20h00. Admission is free.

Capita Selecta is a series of lectures, organized by the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture, dealing with thematic, topical subjects in the field of architecture, urbanism and landscape architecture.