Smart Cities 2018 Keynote Speaker is David Benjamin

David Benjamin Smart Cities Miami 2018 presented by Hotwire Keynote Speaker

David Benjamin is Founding Principal of The Living and Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP. His work focuses on expanding the definition of environmental sustainability through the frameworks of biology, computation, and a circular economy. He and the firm have won many design prizes, including the Emerging Voices Award from the Architectural League, the New Practices Award from the AIA New York, the Young Architects Program Award from the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1, and a Holcim Sustainability Award. Recently, Benjamin appeared in Rolling Stone as one of25 People Shaping the Future,” and The Living was ranked third on Fast Company’s list of World’s Ten Most Innovative Architecture Firms.

Clients include the City of New York, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Google, Nike, 3M, Airbus, BMW, Frost Science, and Björk.

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