Today our guest is Vishaan Chakrabarti, founder of PAU (Practice for Architecture and Urbanism) Studio, Author of A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America, TED Speaker, and Associate Professor at Colombia Graduate School of Architecture.
Metropolis Magazine named Chakrabarti one of the top 12 “Game Changers” for 2012, he is a former Crain’s “40 Under 40” and David Rockefeller Fellow.
As an adamant and dedicated New Yorker, Vishaan has helped in transforming the city and realizing unreal projects. He has a Master of Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley, a Master of City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and dual bachelor’s degrees in Art History and Engineering from Cornell University. He was formerly a principal at SHoP Architects , he served under Mayor Michael Bloomberg as the Director of the Manhattan Office for the New York Department of City Planning, and even before that was an Associate Partner at the New York office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LP. This is only the tip of the iceberg so please, please, follow the links below to see more of his work.
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