The Sustainable City: Learning from Curitiba

Talk

WHEN February 6, 2013
6-7:30pm EST WHERE 19 Washington Square North Part of "New Approaches to City Planning and Slum Upgrading" WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute in New York Open to the Public

As mayor of Curitiba, Brazil, Jaime Lerner transformed the city by devising creative and flexible approaches to urban problems.  He will offer his views on the key urban issues of our times, the role of cities as refuges, and ways to enhance design in structuring urban growth.  Lerner argues that mobility, sustainability, and identity are key areas for intervention,  and “Urban Acupuncture” is a recommended strategy.

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