Monday October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Peter Kindel of Skidmore Owings & Merrill presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 2b: Megacities - Setting the Scene.
With the world’s urban population expected to increase by roughly 2.5 billion people by 2050, developing an understanding of megalopolises is critical to understanding and shaping this trend. The Pearl River Delta, with over 55 million people, is one of the most populous urbanized areas in the world. Peters explains its growth, the resulting social and environmental effects, as well as strategies for the region’s future.
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