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Miguel Robles-Durán

Urban Front

Miguel Robles-Durán, co-initiator of Urban Front, is Associate Professor of Urbanism at The New School / Parsons School of Design in New York and co-founder of Cohabitation Strategies, a non-profit cooperative for socio-spatial development. He is a proponent of the idea of the right to the city. Robles-Durán is a Senior Fellow at “Civic City,” a post-graduate design/research program based at the Haute École d’Art et de Design (HEAD) in Geneva, and is a current Fellow at the Centre for Urban Research on Austerity in Leicester, UK, and in the Montalvo Arts Center Sally & Don Lucas Artists Residency Program in Saratoga, California. His work with Cohabitation Strategies has been exhibited in numerous venues around the world, including the 11th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale of Architecture; the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), San Diego; the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam; the 4th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, Rotterdam; the Istanbul Design Biennial 2012, Istanbul; the Shenzhen Biennial 2014, Shenzhen; the Vienna Biennale 2015, Vienna; the Lisbon Architecture Triennial 2016, Lisbon; the Cittadelarte Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella; and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York. Robles-Durán lives and works in New York.