DON WEINREICH + ELIZA MONTGOMERY RE-THINKING REFUGEE COMMUNITIES



ROBERT L. PLAVNICK LECTURE
CAMPBELL HALL 153
02.07.19
5PM

Don Weinreich is a Management Partner at Ennead Architects, a LEED Accredited Professional and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Eliza Montgomery, AIA, joined Ennead Architects in 2012 and is an Associate. Together, they are project leads on the “Rethinking Refugee Communities” project, an award-winning collaboration between Ennead Lab, Stanford University and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. This project explores the process of planning, building and operating refugee settlements, with the goal to nurture mutually beneficial relationships among refugees and host communities. Weinreich and Montgomery have spoken and traveled extensively as part of this project, participating in field mission trips to Rwanda, Jordan and Nepal, a panel session at the Habitat III 2016 Conference in Quito, interactive workshops held as part of the 2015 SAID Conference on Forced Migration, to name a few. They have also been teaching and running workshops on the subject at both Pratt Institute and The New School.

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