Building Vertical Cities: Daniel Winey at TEDxConnecticutCollege

Dan Winey is the Chairman of the global architecture and design firm Gensler, a painter, would-be golf pro, and an evangelist for Vertical Cities. Dan believes that urban design is the single-most important influencer of the human experience, achieving its greatest potential in developing economies. He has collaborated with the leaders of many countries in Asia to develop the “Glocal” dialogue –preserving local historic character and culture while concentrating density in vertical city centers. An architect with a passion for livable communities, Dan believes that sustainability is not an option, but a prerequisite for survival.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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