Symposium: Arctic States

Fall 2014 Grant Recipient


Matthew Jull and Leena Cho (Architecture) The CGII grant will fund an international design symposium, ARCTIC STATES, at UVA in the spring of 2015 from April 17-19. The event will bring together an international group of leading designers (architects, landscape architects and urban designers), natural and social scientists and policy makers from the US, Canada, Russia, Norway, Denmark and UK to discuss current design/research projects focused on future trajectories of arctic urbanization. The goal is to situate the Arctic as a region of opportunities and to foreground design as a catalyst for interdisciplinary exchange. The symposium is organized by the based at the UVA School of Architecture - a design research platform offering studios and seminars in addition to exhibitions and lecture series. Read more in UVA Today.