Anna Pashynska

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Maria Ritsch

Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board, and Head of METALAB and PARASOLKA
Anna Pashynska is a co-founder and curator of an Urban Laboratory "MetaLab", Urban Biennale "City Scanning Session", "CoHaty" project, and maker space "Parasolka" in Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine). Anna is leading a wide range of projects and specializes in spatial research and design, product design, community-led public space projects, and institutional planning.

Anna was studying at the technical universities of Lviv (Ukraine) and Vienna (Austria), she was a part of the first Studio by CANactions School For Urban Studies, developing Urban Constitution for Ivano-Frankivsk. She has more than 10 years of experience in urbanism, architecture, and design in Ukraine and Austria.
Anna with the team works on a city development laboratory that supports a socially equal, spatially comfortable, culturally rich, environmentally responsible, economically balanced city (environment).
In order to reach these goals, MetaLab aims to create a supportive environment, a field for experiments, where the social and spatial potential of the city can be developed and tested in practice.