'A Country of Cities'
Partner, SHoP Architects, New York
Director, Center for Urban Real Estate, Columbia University
Alan H Rider Distinguished Lecture
Vishaan Chakrabarti is a partner at SHoP Architects, leading major architecture and urban development efforts worldwide, and Holliday Professor and 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.