Housing and Health: Working in Partnership
- 08:30 - 15:30
- The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Stefan is co-director of PHASE at the Manchester School of Architecture (MSA). An architect who researches and practises the architecture and urbanism of social and environmental sustainability, Stefan focuses on the health of multiply-excluded populations and their experiences across the life-course. Over the last 11 years , he has helped to deliver age-friendly city policy in local contexts, developing approaches that are recognised as exemplary by the World Health Organization, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and the United Nations.
Stefan leads the Manchester Age Friendly Neighbourhoods programme, part of the £10m GM-wide Ambition for Ageing project. In 2017 he won the 2017 Manchester Metropolitan University award for Knowledge Exchange. Stefan provides expert evidence to GM and UK government foresight panels and recently consulted on the launches of both ‘All Age’ Tampere, Finland and Age-Friendly Gothenburg, Sweden. He has 10 years full-time multi-disciplinary experience of advanced practice in the field of sustainable urbanism and community regeneration prior to joining the Manchester School of Architecture in 2005.