Presenting William Morrish
Monday, February 13, 2017
College of Architecture + Planning
375 S 1530 E Room 127
A native Californian, William Morrish is now Professor of Urban Ecologies at Parsons at the The New School for Design, in New York City. Author of Civilizing Terrains (1996), After the Storm (2006), Now Urbanism, 13001 The Waste Odyssey (2015), Are We Displacing People+Planet 4 Code? (2016) and co-author of Planing to Stay (2000), and Growing Urban Habitat (2009).
Morrish is a nationally recognized urban designer whose interdisciplinary research and practice is rooted within a wide range of community-based city projects and policies in cities across the country, such as the Phoenix Public Art Works Urban Design Plan, World Trade Center/THINK Team, and Recover New Orleans. Internationally, Morrish has participated in Habitat I, II and III conferences, as well as with educators and urban activists, in Colombia, Belgium, Argentina, Thailand, Cambodia and Ecuador.
He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, CA. (1971) and a Masters of Architecture in Urban Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MASS. (1978).