Akil Scafe-Smith is one third of RESOLVE, an interdisciplinary design collective that aims to address multi-scalar social challenges by combining architecture, art, technology, and engineering. RESOLVE have delivered numerous projects, workshops, and talks, in London, the U.K., and across Europe, all of which look toward realizing just and equitable visions of change in our built environment. In addition to his work with RESOLVE, Akil also works as a researcher for the London School of Economics with Dr. Julia King, working with young people in Brent to co-design a public space in Wembley Park and an accompanying set of policy recommendations.
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– “Going Banana, Becoming Plantain,” in The Funambulist 31 (September-October 2021) Food Politics