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Design Impact Vol 3: South Asia

February 25, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm SMT

 Design Impact Vol. 3: South Asia – Design Agency & Climate Change sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Design Alumni Council, examines the understanding of design and development as applied or framed in the South Asian context with a particular emphasis on equity and socio-economic development. The event is organized into two panels presenting diverse voices followed by a moderated discussion and an audience question and answer session.

The first panel, “Global Orientations and Local Perspectives,” will unravel the depth of enquiry and the degree of success in balancing global orientations and local practices in multiple South Asian cities.

The second panel, “Climate Migration in South Asia,” will bring forth perspectives on climate migration in South Asia as a trigger to other forms of migration and the need for transformation and innovation in humanitarian response.

  • Event Organizer: Aditi Agarwal, MDes ’20, Computational Designer, based in Atlanta, GA 

  • Event Organizer: Rohit Manudhane, MDes ’10, Architect and Lighting Expert, based in Mumbai, India

  • Event Organizer: Ambika Malhotra, MAUD ’20, Architect and Urban Designer, based in Delhi, India

  • Event Organizer: Alpa Nawre, MLAUD ’11, Landscape Architect, Architect & Urbanist, based in Gainesville, FL


February 25, 2021
11:30 am - 1:30 pm SMT
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As the official club of the Harvard alumni in Singapore, the Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS), doing business as the Harvard Club of Singapore, was formed on 7 December 2015. The Club’s registration number is T15SS0208H. Our constitution is available here