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Dror Benshetrit and Di-Ann Eisnor

Dror Benshetrit, Founder, Dror Studio & Di-Ann Eisnor, Future Cities Initiatives, We Company


The We Company, formerly known as WeWork, has hired designer Dror Benshetrit and former Google executive Di-Ann Eisnor to jointly oversee its Future Cities Initiatives. Dror Benshetrit is a designer, futurist and inventor, and the founder of New York-based studio Dror. Projects include the masterplan of Galataport in Istanbul, and proposals for a second geodesic glass dome to pair with the Montreal Biosphère and a self driving car community in London, Canada.

"I’ll be working with Di-Ann Eisnor to build a team of engineers, architects, data scientists, and biologists who will work to fuse nature, design, technology, and community in our cities in order to measurably improve the lives of citizens,” Benshetrit said. 

According to the We Company, the Future Cities team will explore ‘how we use space in the 21st century, and marking the next step in our journey to reimagine not just the future of work, but of space more broadly — and, in doing so, help our cities thrive and become more livable, more human and more inclusive.’

WeWork was launched in 2010, offering communal work and meeting spaces. In 2017 the company opened its first gym in New York, with boxing and gym studios and a salt bathing pool.

Dror Benshetrit is the latest high profile design hiring for the WeCompany, which last year hired Bjarke Ingels as chief architect.

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