By Vishaan Chakrabarti,SHoP Architects,Norman Foster
Vishaan Chakrabarti is the director of Columbia University’s middle for city actual property (CURE). In March 2012, Chakrabarti turned a companion at store Architects, the place he'll be engaged on such initiatives because the Atlantic Yards improvement in Brooklyn. An architect and planner, Chakrabarti has labored in either the private and non-private sectors: as a best govt at comparable businesses; a director on the long island urban making plans fee; an affiliate accomplice at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; a transportation planner for the Port Authority of recent York and New Jersey.
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A Country of Cities KINDLE EDITION: A Manifesto for an Urban America by Vishaan Chakrabarti,SHoP Architects,Norman Foster