Title: How New Ideas in Urban Development Can Make You Happy Presenter: Dana Behrman - Associate Director / Senior Urban Designer Dana Behrman Bio: Dana Behrman is a Senior Urban Designer, Associate Director at UNStudio and leads the Urban Unit. She also teaches a Harvard’s GSD design studio alongside Ben van Berkel. Dana received an MA with distinction from the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths College, University of London in 2010. She also graduated from the Architectural Association, School of Architecture in London with a BA and from the School of Visual Arts in New York with a BFA. Dana has been practicing as an urban designer and architect for the past eleven years in several award-winning international offices. She joined UNStudio’s Amsterdam studio in 2014 to lead the newly formed Urban Unit. She specialises in urban spatial analysis. Her role includes consulting design teams on development of urban responses, site context analysis and urban visioning, as well as lead designer in international master plans assignments. Her current projects include an innovative urban district in South Netherlands, consultation to a Rotterdam-based Social Housing Corporation, and lead urban designer of a cultural and tech-based master plans in Berlin and Handan, China. Dana is also an urban strategist at UNSense, UNStudio’s start-up, focusing on the link between technology and the built environment.