Cities

July 24, 2012

By 2030, approximately 5 billion people will live in cities. Faced with overcrowding and scarcity the cities of tomorrow will need to work even harder to provide the basic needs of their inhabitants. How, then, can cities prepare for rising populations? How can cities become smarter and greener, relying on less energy while providing for high-tech solutions? How can culture and design contribute to the enhancement of well being amongst the population? Speakers: Robert Beauregard, Professor of Urban Planning, Columbia, David Lewis, Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis, Juan Ignacio Vidarte, Guggenheim Bilbao, Bruce Mau, Bruce Mau Designs, Michael Royce, New York Foundation for the Arts, Enoc Perez, Artist, Phillip Anzalone, Columbia University, Diane Lewis, Diane Lewis Architects