STUDENT LECTURE SERIES: Vishaan Chakrabarti | SHoP Architects
Thursday, February 27, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture
SPRING 2014 STUDENT LECTURES SERIES
Vishaan Chakrabarti: "A Country of Cities"
Principal, SHoP Architects, Director, CURE, Columbia University
Vishaan Chakrabarti is a partner at SHoP Architects leading major architecture and urban development efforts worldwide. Simultaneously, Vishaan is Holliday Professor and the director of the Center for Urban Real Estate at Columbia University. His recent book, A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America (Metropolis Books, 2013), argues that a more urban United States would result in a more prosperous, sustainable, joyous, and socially mobile nation.
RM 315F at 6:30PM