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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x194 Vishaan Chakrabarti: How we can design timeless cities for our collective future
TV-PG

  • 2018-06-25T07:00:00+03:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

There's a creeping sameness in many of our newest urban buildings and streetscapes, says architect Vishaan Chakrabarti. And this physical homogeneity — the result of regulations, mass production, safety issues and cost considerations, among other factors — has blanketed our planet in a social and psychological homogeneity, too. In this visionary talk, Chakrabarti calls for a return to designing magnetic, lyrical cities that embody their local cultures and adapt to the needs of our changing world and climate.

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