The Harvard Mahindra Humanities Center and the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure would like to invite you to the following seminar:
Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University
Seminar on Modern Greek Literature and Culture
Sustainable Planning: Following Doxiadis’s Legacy
Prof. Spiros Pollalis, Harvard University GSD
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 6 p.m.
Room S020, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Constantinos Doxiadis’ Ekistics theory, the science dealing with human settlements and drawing on the research and experience of professionals in various fields, proposes an integrated approach, consistent with the contemporary notion of sustainability. Ekistics and its masterpiece application in planning Islamabad will be presented, leading to the most recent master planning of the Defense Housing Authority’s City Karachi, a city for 600,000 people under construction, and the master planning for the development of the former Athens airport.