Tuesday, December 23, 2014
The American Assembly presented at the "Influx and Exodus: Two Conversations on Urban Density" panel, co-hosted by The Van Alen Institute and the World Policy Institute. Back-to-back panel discussions focused on how city infrastructure and policy can be designed to keep pace with the demographic shifts that accompany rapid economic growth or decline.
Monday, December 1, 2014
On December 9th, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm, at the Van Alen Institute, a conversation will be held on sudden shifts in urban population.
Rust Belt cities struggle to repurpose vacant land and adapt the delivery of fundamental services, and cities like Mumbai and Lagos sprawl ever outward with dense informal communities: In both cases, adapting to sudden population change presents a massive challenge.
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