The architectural wonder of impermanent cities – TED talk by Rahul Mehrotra

The architectural wonder of impermanent cities

The architectural wonder of impermanent cities

Every 12 years, a megacity springs up in India for the Kumbh Mela religious festival — what’s built in ten weeks is completely disassembled in one. What can we learn from this fully functioning, temporary settlement? In a visionary talk, urban designer Rahul Mehrotra explores the benefits of building impermanent cities that can travel, adapt or even disappear, leaving the lightest possible footprint on the planet.

Source: www.ted.com/talks/rahul_mehrotra_the_architectural_wonder_of_impermanent_cities

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