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Deane Simpson

Copenhagen, Denmark


Deane Simpson is an architect, urbanist, and educator. He is associate professor at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen where he leads, with Charles Bessard, the international masters program Urbanism and Societal Change. He was formerly unit master at the Architectural Association, London, professor at BAS Bergen, associate at Diller Scofidio + Renfro, New York, and faculty member at the ETH Zürich. His research focuses on the architectural and urban implications of demographic change, and he is currently co-editing the books Atlas of the Copenhagens (Ruby Press, 2016) and The City between Democracy and Security (Birkhäuser, 2016).

CAB 1 Contribution

Project Overview

Young-Old: Urban Utopias of an Aging Society

The City is the Site