Vishaan Chakrabarti

Vishaan Chakrabarti is Holliday Professor and Director of the Center for Urban Real Estate at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, a partner at SHoP Architects, and the author of A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America.

How Density Makes Us Safer During Natural Disasters

After Hurricane Sandy, tight neighborhoods and centralized infrastructure recovered more quickly than spread-out areas.