Lara Belkind

Lara Belkind is an architect and urbanist completing a Ph.D. at Harvard University, where she previously received Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Planning degrees. Her research explores how architects and infrastructure have helped negotiate metropolitan development in a fragmented Paris region. Her publications have appeared in Writing Cities, Built Environment, Metropolitics, Urbanism & Urbanization, Political Power & Social Theory, and Traditional Dwellings & Settlements Review. She has taught architectural history and design at Columbia University, the Architectural Association, Yale, and Harvard, and has worked professionally creating large-scale urban regeneration strategies with public agencies in New York and Washington, DC.