Daisy Froud is a strategist specialising in community engagement and participatory design. She devises tools and processes that enable diverse voices to contribute to design decision-making, and to shaping the future of places in intelligent, imaginative and equitable ways. Having started her career in community-led regeneration and environmental campaigning, sheco-founded architecture practice AOC in 2003, which built a reputation for “a committed engagement with communities, clients and parts of the city” (FT, 2008) and was twice shortlisted for the Young Architect of the Year Award. In October 2014 she resigned in order to operate in a more fleet-footed way. Since 2007 she has taught on the history and theory of spatial politics at The Bartlett School of Architecture, and in 2011 completed a visiting professorship at Yale. She sits on the advisory Design Panel for High Speed 2 and Design Review panels for the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Hackney and Bexley. She is a Design Advocate for the Mayor of London, a Built Environment Expert for Design Council CABE, an Academician of the Academy of Urbanism and in 2014 was shortlisted for The AJ’s Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award.
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Citizen Jane retraces the battles for the city as personified by Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, as urbanisation moves to the front of the current global agenda.