How Architectural Innovations Migrate Across Borders


A fascinating talk by Teddy Cruz at TEDGlobal 2013, covering such topics as urban development from the bottom up, informal flows of immigrants and waste between California and Mexico, the concept of citizenship as a creative act, conflict as a creative tool, the ability of bottom-up acts of transgression to trickle up and transform top-down policy, and the necessary shift from cities of consumption to neighborhoods of production.

Watch video at the official TED site

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