Francesca Redetzke is a Graduate student at NewSchool of Architecture + Design with an interest in sustainable design. She has her BA in Philosophy from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Francesca Redetzke was awarded the Student Design Award for her design, Symbiotic Citiesin the 2020 AIA San Diego Design Awards.
Her project set out to address habitable density while incorporating biodiversity in the built environment as a call to action for future cities.
The Symbiotic City touches on the interconnectedness that we have with nature and how our current habits regarding built environments are a detriment to the world and ourselves. “Architecture must consider the natural environment and integrate more cleanly with it.”