Architects may not be able to change society but we may be able to change architecture. And we may do so by learning from society.
Henrik Valeur, 2019
Director of the Kochi Muziris Biennale
Review by Mukta Naik, Senior Research Associate, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, in Urban India Vol. 34, Issue, National Institute of Urban Affairs.
Drawing from his own experiences of practicing and teaching in Shanghai, China and focusing on his recent work in the Indian cities of Chandigarh and Bangalore, Henrik Valeur’s book is a commentary on the liveability of cities from the perspective of human health and safety over the long term.