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Robles-Duran, Miguel

Miguel   Robles-Duran

Assistant Professor of Urbanism , Design Strategies

Assistant Professor of Urbanism

Office Location:

Albert and Vera List Academic Center
  • Email: roblesdm@newschool.edu


  • Urbanist, faculty member in the Design and Urban Ecologies graduate program at The New School/Parsons in New York, Senior fellow at "Civic City", a post-graduate design/research program based in HEAD Geneva, Switzerland and cofounder of "Cohabitation Strategies", an international non-profit cooperative for socio-spatial development based in New York and Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Robles-Durán has wide international experience in the strategic definition/coordination of trans-disciplinary urban projects, as well as in the development tactical design strategies and civic engagement platforms that confront the contradictions of neoliberal urbanization. He recently co-edited/authored the book "Urban Asymmetries: Studies and Projects on Neoliberal Urbanization" that reviews the dire consequences that neoliberal urban policies have had upon the city and discusses possible alternatives to market-driven development. Robles-Durán's areas of specialization are design/research interventions and strategies in uneven urbanization and areas of social urban conflict, urban political-economy and urban theory.


    Research Interests:

    architectural criticism,theory,urban design,urban ecologies,urban studies



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