"City States" A Public Lecture by Michael Sorkin

Wed 11 Nov - Wed 11 Nov' 15

Michael Sorkin started with highlighting the phenomenon of how fast megacities are growing and what are the new problems it is bringing along. He showed some comparisons and latest data about Dhaka, how Dhaka is uniquely growing rapidly with tremendous density. He also talked about the problem of contrasting unequal distribution of wealth in major cities around the world, and showed example of designing cities with more green vertically or horizontally, a society more equal and sensitive to the environment.