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Sarah Mineko Ichioka


Sarah Mineko Ichioka is an urbanist, curator and writer, currently leading Desire Lines, a strategic consultancy for environmental, cultural, and social-impact organizations and initiatives. In previous roles, she has explored the intersections of cities, society and ecology within leading international institutions of culture, policy and research. Sarah’s outlook is glocal, interdisciplinary and future-facing. She has been recognized as a World Cities Summit Young Leader, one of the Global Public Interest Design 100, a British Council/Clore Duffield Cultural Leadership International Fellow, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
She is currently writing a book with Michael Pawlyn about the need for paradigm shifts in our design of the built environment.


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