Urban Planet: Emerging Ecologies
Institute for Sustainable Design, The Cooper Union, NYC
From program description:
"For the first time in human history, the majority of the world’s population lives in cities. The rise of urban growth over the last decade raises important questions for our planet’s future: How can we adapt to an increasingly urban planet? And what does global urbanization imply for our political and social institutions?
The Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design (CUISD) will host URBAN PLANET: EMERGING ECOLOGIES, a one-night event featuring a unique series of lectures and discussions with internationally known thought leaders in development and design. Key speakers include: