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Hemson Simpson Lecture 2018/2019

Thursday January 24, 2019  |  Toronto

The second Hemson Simpson lecture of 2018/2019 will be presented on January 31, 2019 at SBB 312 105 Bond Street by Luc Wilson.

January 31st 2019


SBB 312 - 105 Bond Street

Ryerson University

School of Urban and Regional Planning


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Luc Wilson is a senior associate principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox and the director of KPF Urban Interface (,) a think-tank focused on urban analytics and technology development that has been working with Sidewalk Labs in Toronto as well as other municipalities. As his role as director of KPFui he has developed a unique data-driven design methodology and applied it on the design of over 300 projects globally ranging from master plans to rezonings to supertall towers, with a focus on computational urban design. His work has been published in both academic and popular publications from Architectural Science Review and the Economist to Wired and the New York Times. Luc was selected to as one of the Commercial Observer’s “2016 Top Young Professionals: Top Architects, Engineers and Contractors.”


Luc is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP. Previously he has been an Adjunct Course Advisor in the Center for Data Science at NYU and a Guest Critic at Cornell University teaching an architectural design studio.

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