Talking Architecture & Design

Episode 59: William Chan talks about how architecture and the design sector are vital to tackling both climate and social change

November 02, 2020 Architecture & Design Season 4 Episode 59
Talking Architecture & Design
Episode 59: William Chan talks about how architecture and the design sector are vital to tackling both climate and social change
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Talking Architecture & Design
Episode 59: William Chan talks about how architecture and the design sector are vital to tackling both climate and social change
Nov 02, 2020 Season 4 Episode 59
Architecture & Design

HY William Chan is an urbanist, architect, and designer dedicated to creating resilient and inclusive places for people. A UNICEF Young Ambassador during the 25th anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, William has led community-building projects for the homeless, slum dwellers, and refugee youth. He was named in the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list as a game-changing business and industry leader in the Asia-Pacific region. He is also an ambassador for the 2020 Sustainability Awards.

Here William talks about how architecture and designers, in general, have a crucial role to play both in mitigating climate change and in improving social conditions here and around the world.

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HY William Chan is an urbanist, architect, and designer dedicated to creating resilient and inclusive places for people. A UNICEF Young Ambassador during the 25th anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, William has led community-building projects for the homeless, slum dwellers, and refugee youth. He was named in the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list as a game-changing business and industry leader in the Asia-Pacific region. He is also an ambassador for the 2020 Sustainability Awards.

Here William talks about how architecture and designers, in general, have a crucial role to play both in mitigating climate change and in improving social conditions here and around the world.