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NEXT EVENT: Wednesday February 12
6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Join The Design School at ASU for our free lecture series featuring lead designers and design thinkers from around the world.

About Cassim Shepard

Cassim Shepard produces non-fiction media about cities, buildings and places. As the founding editor-in-chief of Urban Omnibus, an online publication of The Architectural League of New York, he spent six years working with hundreds of local architects, designers, artists, writers, and public servants to share their stories of urban innovation, with a particular emphasis on housing, infrastructure, and the changing nature of cultural institutions.

He lectures widely about the craft of visual storytelling in urban analysis and design, and is a frequent moderator of panel discussions on a wide variety of urban topics. His film and video work has been screened at the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Ford Foundation, and the United Nations, among many other venues around the world. His writing on urbanism has appeared in Next City, Places, Domus, Public Culture, as well as in books and catalogues documenting work by Geoff Manaugh, David Adjaye and others. 

Shepard teaches in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University and has been a guest lecturer in the Cities Programme of the London School of Economics and a Poiesis Fellow at the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. He studied filmmaking at Harvard University, urban geography at Kings College London and urban planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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