As urban densification continues and populations grow, we face a number of challenges in making urban housing livable. Issues of sustainability, affordability, desirability, and community engagement are complex and impact the quality of life of urban residents. But can technology help us create urban housing that’s affordable, carbon neutral, and fosters social connection? On this week’s episode of GetConnected AT WORK our hosts, Mike Agerbo and Chris Pereira, speak with Oliver Lang, Co-Founder and CEO of Intelligent City. An architect and urban entrepreneur, Oliver shares with us how Intelligent City uses technology to tackle some of the biggest issues in urban housing, creating sustainable, adaptable, and desirable urban developments that nurture communities.Discussing the unique end-to-end approach Intelligent City uses to design these urban housing solutions, Oliver talks about how the company combines technology, advanced prefabrication methods, and mass timber construction to build livable housing faster and with better cost control.
About Oliver Lang
Oliver Lang is the CEO and Co-Founder of Intelligent City. He is an architect and urban entrepreneur with 25+ years experience. He is a recognized leader in design innovation and integration of complex urban projects, mixed use housing, advanced prefabrication and green building strategies. He is a graduate of Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation, with a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design and he holds a professional degree Diplom-Ingenieur Architektur from the University of Technology Berlin with two-year studies at the ETSA Barcelona UPC.
Oliver has researched and practiced in digitally assisted design and fabrication extensively and has taught digitally assisted design, advanced design, and digital technology at a number of prominent universities.
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