Dhiru Thadani discusses several issues arisen in architecture and planning, that people around the world are currently facing. Thadani talks about how these growing concerns are being influenced by the constant progress of an overpopulated society. Overpopulation in the world has raised several questions for architects and planners that can be dealt through the discovery of sustainable methods to live by. Finally, Thadani discusses new and important factors that architects must take into consideration nowadays when building for present generations and the ones to come.
Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Auditorium Universidad Francisco Marroquín Guatemala, October 18, 2010
Arte Cívico Arq. Maria Fernanda Sanchez y Arq. Pedro Pablo Godoy
A New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, October 2010 Camera: Mario Estrada, Jorge Samayoa; digital editing: Mynor de León; index and synopsis: Ximena García; content reviser: Sofía Díaz; publication: Carlos Petz/ Daphne Ortiz
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Dhiru A. Thadani is a consultant, architect, urbanist and educator; he has worked on projects in Asia, Europe, North and Central America. Previously, he was principal and director of urban design and town plannign at Ayers/Saint/Gross Architects, and design partner in the Thadani Hetzel Partnership. Thadani holds a BS in Architecture and a master of architecture from the Catholic University of America. He is member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), American Planning Association (APA), and American Society of Engineers from India, among others.