5:00pm EDT September 25, 2013

Vishaan Chakrabarti

“A Country of Cities”

Director, The Center for Urban Real Estate (CURE); Associate Professor, Columbia University GSAPP; Partner, SHOP

In A Country of Cities, architect and planner Vishaan Chakrabarti argues that well-designed cities are the key to solving America’s great national challenges: environmental degradation, unsustainable consumption, economic stagnation, rising public health costs and decreased social mobility. Chakrabarti has extensive experience in pubilc and private sectors. He is a parther at SHop and Director of Columbia University’s Center for Urban Real Estate (CURE).