International Dialogues 2009: Jaime Lerner

Jaime Lerner

Acclaimed architect, planner and former Mayor of Curitiba, Jaime Lerner, discusses his visionary ideas concerning cities and their future perspectives, which Lerner portrays as important solidarity refuges. He focuses on the role cities play in contemporary society, shown through case studies, enhancing the meaning of design both in structuring urban growth and in the development project of a city, a state, a country. He also addresses the key issue of mobility – stressing the importance of public transportation and discusses how sustainability and identity are vital areas for intervention.


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Part of the International Dialogues: Architecture and Climate Change series, in association with Bioregional One Planet Communities.