Rethinking Social Housing in Mexico

Location: Harvard Graduate School of Design | Gund Hall, Room 112

Professor Diane Davis (Principal Investigator of Rethinking Social Housing in Mexico—RESHIM) presents the results of the Governance Report and Best Practices on sustainable urban development and social housing renovation in Mexican cities. Carlos Zedillo (Head of the Research Center for Sustainable Development of the Mexican National Workers’ Housing Fund Institute—Infonavit) will join GSD faculty and students in a discussion of strategies for better coordinating different levels of government learned in this project which included research in seven metropolitan areas across Mexico.

Food and refreshments provided. RSVP here. 

Introductory Remarks:

Carlos Zedillo
Head of the Research Center for Sustainable Development, INFONAVIT 

Chris Herbert
Managing Director, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies 


Diane Davis
Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism; Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard GSD 

Nélida Escobedo
Research Associate, Harvard Graduate School of Design


Bing Wang
Associate Professor in Practice of Real Estate and the Built Environment 

Enrique Silva
Senior Research Associate for Latin America and the Caribbean program at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy 

Richard Peiser
Michael D. Spear Professor of Real Estate Development