Future Cities Laboratory

Sea Region Talk: HeritageRita Padawangi, Heena Patel, and Sascha Roesler

Rita Padawangi is a senior research fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University (NUS), with research interests spanning over the sociology of architecture, social movements and participatory urban development.

Heena Patel is the executive director of The Island Foundation. Prior to this, Heena’s career included managing projects in Central Asia and Central America at the Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID), advising at the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the United States Fish & Wildlife Service.

Sascha Roesleris an architect and researcher working at the intersection of architecture, ethnography and science studies. He’s currently leading a research project at the FCL on venting systems and urban mass housing in Singapore and Medan.