Jeffrey Raven and MAURD students were invited by Dr. Joan Clos, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UN-Habitat Executive Director, to attend the pre-World Urban Forum 7 launch event of “The City we Need” at the Ford Foundation.
During her second semester in the MAURD program, Shiva began interning as Coordinator of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York Chapter urban resilience committee: Design for Risk & Reconstruction Committee (DfRR).
During her second semester in the MAURD program, Ankita is interning at Regional Plan Association (RPA), at their New York City headquarters.
Jeffrey Raven was invited by a joint European Union-Bombay First initiative and ENTP-Project EAST to speak in Mumbai in November 2013 on the challenges of Mumbai as a mega city.
For the 2013 Fall Semester, MAURD students were divided into five teams of two to take on New York City's five boroughs as a laboratory for urban design techniques.
Resilient Eco-District for Red Hook, Brooklyn, NYC: Spring 2013
The Humboldt Foundation and CIPSEM-UNEP, International Post-Graduate Training Programme, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, April 2012.