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Building Livable Cities 2010,Mumbai.
Date: October 20th 4:00 – 7:30 pm
Venue: Hall of Harmony , Nehru Centre
4:00 - 4:30 pm : Registration
4:30 - 4:45 pm : Blueprint Showcase : Visioning the City
A Video Featuring the Vision for future Indian Cities by Leading International & IndianT like Jaisim , Hafeez Contractor , SK Das and many others. Click Here to learn more
4:45 - 4:55 pm : Introduction : Building Livable Cities
4:55 - 6:30 pm : Presentations ( 15 mins each)
6:30- 7:30 pm : Discussion , Q & A and Closing Remarks &Presentation
Keynote By : Hank Dittmar , Chief Executive of The Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment on Sustainable Urbanism
Shreya Gadepalli, Sr. Programme Director, ITDP
Mayank Gandhi ,Secretary , ROMF
Scott Wrington , Lavasa
Naman Gupta, Senior Regional Adviser - Climate Change and Energy Unit | DFID India
R.A. Rajeev , Municipal Commisioner , Thane.*
About: Building Livable Cities is a multi city investigation to look at ideas to make Indian Cities Livable. As part of the initiative ; symposiums will take place across 5 cities – Bangalore , Mumbai , Delhi , Chennai ,and Ahmedabad between Oct 18-22.The outcome will be presented in a book. The “Urban Visioning “Program titled the Blueprint showcases the urban visions of a number of leading Indian architects . The series will also be podcasted.
The theme of Building Livable cities 2010 is EcoCities - Driving India towards the age of sustainability which will explore strategies that can make Indian cities environmentally sustainable. Today, cities occupy about 2% of the world's surface area and have a disproportionately large impact on the earth’s ecology. According to the United Nations, cities are responsible for 75% of global energy consumption and 80% of greenhouse gas emissions. Therefore, a large part of the solution towards solving the crisis of Climate Change lies in solving the crisis of Cities. This series of multi city forums is aimed at creating a blueprint of a sustainable future.
Learn More here: www.theurbanvision.com/blc