Lunch Talks

Daniel D'Oca

Principal and co-founder of Interboro Partners
June 13, 2014

It's important to make architecture that makes people feel like it's theirs.

Daniel D’Oca is an urban planner and designer with a special interest in the politics of the contemporary built environment in the United States. He is Design Critic in Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and Assistant Professor of urban and architecture history and theory at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Daniel is also Principal and co-founder of Interboro Partners, a New York City-based architecture, planning, and research firm that has won many awards for its innovative projects, including the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program, the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices and Young Architects Awards, and the New Practices Award from the AIA New York Chapter. Most recently, Interboro was one of ten firms selected by the U.S. department of Housing and Urban Development to work on its pioneering “Rebuild by Design” initiative. Interboro’s book The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion is an encyclopedia about accessibility and the built environment that will be published by Actar in 2014.

See this Lunch Talk featured on Co.Design

  • Abstract illustration featuring geometric buildings, trees, and water on a vibrant blue background with pink and purple accents. Various shapes and dotted lines create a dynamic urban landscape, with a large blank blue space on the left.
  • A man is presenting to an audience using a large screen. The screen displays an image of an outdoor scene with people interacting with brown block-like structures arranged in a square. The room has two decorative hanging lights and brick walls.
  • Two people are sitting at an outdoor table. The person on the left is wearing a multicolored plaid shirt, and the person on the right is wearing a light gray shirt. There is a beer bottle and plates of food on the table. They are in a brick-walled courtyard.
  • A group of people are enjoying food and conversation on a sunny patio. Some are sitting at a table under a large umbrella, while others stand or sit nearby. The background features a brick building with an open door and windows. 

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