October 18 - 22, 2010    Bangalore , India
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


Location: Indian Institute of Science
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