5th Studio are an industry host to REDI (RMIT European Doctoral Innovators) program, a global €9 million doctoral training initiative that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions scheme. Following an extensive international search and interview process, we are pleased to announce that Nabi Agzamov has been appointed to this unique research position and has joined us at 5th Studio. Researchers will be supported by the practice and supervisors Prof. Tom Holbrook (5th Studio) and Prof. Martyn Hook (RMIT)
Nabi – formerly Head of the Center for Urban Resilience and Ecology at Strelka KB and a graduate of Columbia’s GSAPP masters programme – will be exploring ecological urbanism and common challenges across a number of countries and city administrations around the North Sea and western Baltic. He will be looking at shared experiences and creative responses to issues, including energy production and networks, climate change adaptation and resilience, responses to sea level rise, trade, logistics and post-Brexit conditions, rural/urban relationships, including landscape re-wilding and repair. His research will be drawing on and building networks of city governance and practice with colleagues in cities including Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Bergen, Copenhagen, Dunkirk, Felixstowe/ Harwich, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Hull, Le Havre, London, Malmo, Oslo, Paris and Rotterdam.
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This research is conducted under the REDI Program, a project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement no. 101034328. This paper reflects only the author’s view and the Research Executive Agency is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.