The Planetary Health Alliance
Diego’s research examines the contributory role that architecture and urbanism can play in addressing the significant challenges facing contemporary urban environments -climate change, resource limitations and rapid population growth with a key focus on the Global South. Diego is the founder of the Monash Informal Cities Lab (ICL). TheICL undertakes design-based research within conditions of informality in developing cities in the Global South. With a focus on the Asia-Pacific region, the unit works collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams and international development stakeholders at the intersection of academic research and international development.