All Posts Under population growth

The Final Mile: How Great Cities Are Fed

Open House New York invites you to a very special lecture with Karen Karp, president of Karp Resources, to kick offThe Final Mile: Food Systems of New York, a new year-long series of tours and talks exploring the architecture of New York City’s multi-layered food system.

Fueling Our Future: Blackout: Security and the Electric Grid

With seven billion people in the world (nine billion projected by 2050), many of whom live in rapidly developing countries, the need for modern technologies with their attendant energy demands is increasing at an exponential rate. Will it be possible to provide sufficient energy for this generation and the next? How will the energy race change global economies and politics?

Join John Bradley, Associate VP, Sustainability, Energy and Technical Services, New York University for a conversation on the emerging solutions and threats facing the electricity distribution sector.

MoMA’s Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities

In 2030, the world’s population will be a staggering eight billion people. Of these, two-thirds will live in cities. Most will be poor. With limited resources, this uneven growth will be one of the greatest challenges faced by societies across the globe.

To engage this international debate, Uneven Growth brings together six interdisciplinary teams of researchers and practitioners to examine new architectural possibilities for six global metropolises.

Civic Pride T-Shirts, Crowdsourcing the Electoral Redistricting Process, and the Climate Crisis Blame Game

Think Progress asks “Is the Climate Crisis Caused by the 7 Billion or the 1 Percent?” The Public Mapping Project is trying to bring more transparency to electoral redistricting in New York State. Ready to shop for gifts already? City Fabric has made some great looking shirts with NYC maps on them.