NEWS AND MEDIA

Dr Rosenfeld regularly speaks about the importance of adequate and affordable housing and incisiveness of cities. 

Discover selected press coverage, TV and radio interviews and key events she addressed. 

Addressing the policy barriers to affordable housing

Addressing the policy barriers to affordable housing

What are the policy barriers to affordable housing provision? Dr Rosenfeld discussed at the session chaired by Dr Joan Clos, former UN Under-Secretary-General, Executive Director of UN-Habitat at the opening of the UIA international union of architects Affordable Housing Activation Conference.

Drees & Sommer interviews Dr Rosenfeld

Drees & Sommer interviews Dr Rosenfeld

𝗠𝘂𝗹𝘁𝗶-𝗹𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹, 𝗠𝘂𝗹𝘁𝗶-𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗰𝗶𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗠𝘂𝗹𝘁𝗶-𝘀𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗲: This is the approach we need for a resilient housing market, explained Orna Rosenfeld, PhD in a recent interview with our 𝗥𝗲-𝗕𝘂𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗘𝘂𝗿𝗼𝗽𝗲 𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗺.

Keynote Re-Building Europe

Keynote Re-Building Europe

Orna Rosenfeld delivered the keynote for the start of the Drees & Sommer initiative Re-Building Europe. She gave an overview on the evolving concepts and aspirations in city development. She highlighted the unforeseen challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic and the importance collaboration and co-creation play in addressing them.

Leaders perspectives at MIPIM world's largest real estate event

Leaders perspectives at MIPIM world's largest real estate event

Listen to the MIPIM the world largest real estate event podcast with Dr Orna Rosenfeld.

Inclusive Urban Futures Podcast & Video Series

Inclusive Urban Futures Podcast & Video Series

INCLUSIVE URBAN FUTURES podcast series brings together world renewed city leaders, experts, and practitioners in a mission to ignite creative discussions and explore emerging questions on what the inclusive future of cities can be. Each episode features one expert, one leader or practitioner and consists of a conversation that focuses on their discipline and unique perspective.

INTBAU Architecture Challenge

INTBAU Architecture Challenge

Key housing trends and challenges reviewed by Dr Rosenfeld at the INTBAU Architecture Challenge, Homes, Shelters, Houses, Housing session.

Global Social Impact Award Winner

Global Social Impact Award Winner

University of Westminster alumna Dr Orna Rosenfeld has been awarded the global Social Impact Award for her work on housing development across the world. Read her interview here.

Global Social Impact Award Winner 2021

Global Social Impact Award Winner 2021

Dr Orna Rosenfeld was selected Global Social Impact Award Winner 2021 by the Study UK Alumni Awards. She was selected a winner among the global finalists from seven global regions. The global winners of the 2020-21 Study UK Alumni Awards were selected for their outstanding achievements as professionals, entrepreneurs and community leaders.

In conversation with Mikael Colville Andersen in Paris

In conversation with Mikael Colville Andersen in Paris

In summer 2021 Dr Rosenfeld was interviewed by legendary Mikael Colville Andersen. They discussed the housing in view of COVID-19. Listen to the interview on CityChangers.org.

Housing at the Portuguese Presidency to the EU

Housing at the Portuguese Presidency to the EU

Dr Rosenfeld discussed the future of housing at the Conference organised by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union along with Kim van Sparrentak| Member of the European Parliament, Paula Marques | Portuguese Municipal Housing Association and Sorcha Edwards | Housing Europe.

The housing sector – a global perspective

The housing sector – a global perspective

Orna Rosenfeld, 2006 Chevening Alumna and recent winner of the British Council Social Impact Alumni Award, shares an insight into her work in 56 countries, where she advises governments, selected cities and leaders of international organizations on affordable housing and international urban development.

5 questions to Dr Orna Rosenfeld, Global Advisor on Housing, Researcher and Author

5 questions to Dr Orna Rosenfeld, Global Advisor on Housing, Researcher and Author

The French Embassy to the United Kingdom interviewed Dr Rosenfeld at the occasion of her winning of the Study UK Alumni Awards Social Impact Award for Europe.

Winner of the Social Impact Award 2021 for Europe

Winner of the Social Impact Award 2021 for Europe

Dr Orna Rosenfeld won the Study UK alumni award for Social Impact Award for Europe. The award recognises over a decade of her work and advocacy for access to affordable housing in the Global North. Dr Rosenfeld was representing France along with Christel Adamou the director at the Asian Development Bank.

Interview for City Changers

Interview for City Changers

Dr Rosenfeld was honoured to be included in the list of the Global City Changes by the Urban Future Global Conference. She shares some insights about her career with the City Changers Community.

Housing 2020 : The virtual festival

Housing 2020 : The virtual festival

Dr Rosenfeld discussed the future of global housing in view of the COVID-19 crisis along the UN Special Rapporteur on Housing Prof. Balakrishnan Rajagopal and Christian Schantl Director at Stadt Wien Wiener Wohnen. The session was moderated by Chris Wood, Assistant Director at Shelter UK.

Eric Cala interviews Dr Rosenfeld

Eric Cala interviews Dr Rosenfeld

Journalist Eric Cala interviewed Dr. Rosenfeld at the recent MIPIM conference in Cannes. They discussed the key issues surrounding the housing affordability challenges in France and in Europe. The Interview is available in French and English.

MIPIM Reveals Prominent Speakers

MIPIM Reveals Prominent Speakers

MIPIM, the world's leading property market, unveiled its prominent speaker lineup for its 30th conference at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. Dr Orna Rosenfeld was named as one of the prominent speakers, along with French architect Jean Nouvel and Ban Ki-moon, the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Housing Matters

Housing Matters

'Housing Matters, it shapes our common European future'. Read Dr Rosenfeld's article on the state of housing in the European Union published by Friends of Europe in their flagship publication Europe's World.

Helen Shaw interviews Dr Rosenfeld

Helen Shaw interviews Dr Rosenfeld

Athena Media journalist and producer Helen Shaw interviewed Dr Rosenfeld about trends in housing policy in Europe for This is Where We Live during the recent Housing for All conference in Vienna, December 2018. This is Where We Live is a feature podcast series exploring how we create, shape and build great places to live.

Hungarian News 24HU

Hungarian News 24HU

Kálmán Attila writes about the housing situation in Europe and quotes Dr Orna Rosenfeld along the UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing. Article available in Hungarian.

Austrian TV channel ORF

Austrian TV channel ORF

Dr Orna Rosenfeld interviewed for 'Mittag in Österreich Österreichischer Rundfunk’ by Austrian national TV channel ORF about the advisory research into the affordable housing trends and challenges in Europe.

Radio Österreich 1

Radio Österreich 1

Juliane Nagiller interviews Dr Orna Rosenfeld about the housing crisis and the way forward for Austrian Radio Ö1.

Implementation of the SDGs in the EU

Implementation of the SDGs in the EU

Dr Orna Rosenfeld presented her analysis of the Housing Partnership’s implementation of the EU international commitments, such as the SDGs, the Paris Agreement and the Habitat III New Urban Agenda, at the joint meeting of the EU Urban Agenda Housing Partnership at the UN Headquarters in Geneva.

Ministerial session at the UN

Ministerial session at the UN

Dr Rosenfeld opens the ministerial session at the UNECE with a paper on key trends and challenges in achieving access to 'Decent, Affordable, Adequate and Healthy Housing for All' at the 78th Session of the UNECE committee on housing and land management held at the UN Headquarters in Geneva.

World Cities Summit Singapore

World Cities Summit Singapore

Dr Orna Rosenfeld was invited to moderate a high-level panel at the World Cities summit in Singapore in July, 2018. Speakers: Dr. Cheong Koon Hean, Chief Executive Officer, Housing and Development Board, Singapore Dr. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira, Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General, UN-Habitat Alex Washburn, Former Chief Urban Designer, NYC Department of City Planning; Principal, DRAW Brooklyn LLC Abhishek Lodha, Managing Director, Lodha Group.

INTBAU World Congress

INTBAU World Congress

Dr. Orna Rosenfeld presented the results of her research about affordable housing in the Global North at the INTBAU World Congress, held at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London. She was subsequently invited to the reception held by HRH Prince Charles the founder and patron of INTBAU.

ELTI European long term investors

ELTI European long term investors

Dr. Orna Rosenfeld was invited to present the challenges surrounding access to social and affordable housing in Europe to the Association of the European Long-Term Investors at their conference in Paris held at the Caisse des Dépôts. Speakers included Mr. Pierre-René Lemas, CEO of Caisse des Dépôts group, Mr. Romano Prodi, 10th President of the European Commission, Chairman of the High Level Task Force on Social Infrastructure and Mr Rolf Wenzel, among others. Report available in French.

International Housing Forum

International Housing Forum

Dr. Orna Rosenfeld was invited to present at the International Housing Forum in Singapore alongside Dr Philipp Rode (Executive Director, LSE Cities), Prof David Chan (Director of Behavioural Sciences Institute, SMU), Ms Jacqueline Poh (Chief Executive, Government Technology Agency), among others.

DerStandard

DerStandard

Wojciech Czaja interviews Dr Rosenfeld about housing affordability and the migrant crisis. The article is available in German.

Die Presse

Die Presse

Hellin Sapinski reports on Dr Rosenfelds expert presentation at European Forum Alpbach. The article is available in German.

CNBC Energy Futures

CNBC Energy Futures

Dr. Orna Rosenfeld takes part in the CNBC Energy Futures debate in Singapore with Lord Oxburgh of Liverpool Ron Oxburgh; Ravi Krishaswamy, Senior Vice President Asia Pacific at Frost & Sullivan; Joel Cherkis, general manager at Microsoft; Hazem Galal Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, among others.

8th Baltic Conference

8th Baltic Conference

Dr. Orna Rosenfeld presented the results of her research on social housing models, trends and challenges in 56 countries in Europe, Central Asia and North America. Article available in Estonian.

World Cities Summit Young Leader

World Cities Summit Young Leader

Dr Orna Rosenfeld was awarded an honorary title of World Cities Summit Young Leader for her contribution to urban development. The WCS Young Leaders is a select group of change-makers from diverse sectors who shape the global urban agenda. The network is more than 300-strong across continents, with esteemed members including Rob Stokes, Minister for Education, New South Wales Australia; Ridwan Kamil, Governor of West Java; Daan Roosegaarde, founder of Studio Roosegaarde and more.