Irene Luque Martin: healthy urbanism through the use of water

On June 19, the University of Waterloo School of Architecture hosted Irene Luque Martin to do a lecture on her research, looking at water as the driving force in healthy urbanism. She is an urban designer at FABRICations, a research/design firm based in Amsterdam. She explains the process that her team takes to analyze and solve large scale problems.

The lecture begins with a breakdown on the firm and her design philosophy, explaining their six principles of healthy urbanism. Irene then led us through a three projects in Chennai, Khulna, and Semarang, where these six principles were used to come to a solution for their respective urban issues.

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