Diego Ramirez-Lovering

Diego Ramírez-Lovering is Professor of Architecture of the Faculty of Art Design and Architecture at Monash University. His research examines the contributory role that architecture and urbanism can play in addressing the significant challenges facing contemporary urban environments – climate change, resource limitations and rapid population growth. He is director of the Informal Cities Lab (ICL), which undertakes design-based research exploring and speculating on the conditions of informality in developing cities. ICL research – designed and conducted in collaboration with government and industry – strives for impact, purposefully and strategically targeting implementation at the intersection of academic research and international development.