Living in the Endless City
New York University (19 Washington Sq. North, Manhattan)
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This event celebrates the publication of Living in the Endless City (2011, Phaidon). The event will feature a presentation by editor Ricky Burdett followed by a conversation with contributors Suketu Mehta and Richard Sennett and a book signing.
Combining smart writing, remarkable photographs and incisive research conducted by the Urban Age Project, Living in the Endless City is an investigation into the physical and social aspects of the modern urban condition, written by esteemed thinkers from all around the globe, under the leadership of Ricky Burdett of the London School of Economics and Deyan Sudjic of the Design Museum, London.
With reports and data on vital themes including security, climate change, density and globalization, Living in the Endless City focuses on three of the most vibrant and fastest growing mega-cities in the world; Mumbai, India’s economic powerhouse known as the “Maximum City”; Sao Paulo, Brazil’s most populous and dynamic city; and Istanbul, Europe’s largest city and one of the most resilient urban economies in the world.