Cooper-Hewitt: Food and Transportation: New Systems Approaches to Transforming Cities Sustainably

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 18, 2010

By the year 2050, about 80% of the earth's population will reside in urban centers with much less space and resources available to support the current personal automobile, sprawl, and highway infrastructure-focused transportation paradigm. Speakers Dickson Despommier, Dan Albert and Sue Zielinski will present their visions for the future of cities that include models for vertical farming and transportation alternatives.