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09.30.09 | SCI-Arc Library - 1pm
SCI-FI Talk: A discussion with Indian urbanist Prathima Manohar

Join SCI-Arc's Future Initiatives program and the Architect's Newspaper for a discussion with Prathima Manohar, founder of The Urban Vision — a Mumbai-based foundation furthering thinking on sustainable urban development.

The discussion will include a comparison of urban development in Mumbai and Los Angeles, focusing on the re-densification of sprawling cities, the challenges of implementing mass transit in established urban zones, and the effects of megacities on climate change.

Prathima Manohar
Founder and Editor in Chief, The Urban Vision

Prathima is an architect, critic, writer and a TV Journalist. She has been a contributing columnist on architecture, urban development and design with India’s leading news daily – The Times of India. She has also written for the International Herald Tribune and the Architectural Record. A former correspondent with French TV news channels France24 and TF1, Prathima did news reports, interviews and several documentaries on Indian economy, developmental and cultural issues.