Aqua est vita.
The role of the river in the modern megalopolis.
Ever since the first settlements, access to water has been considered as a key factor in determining the location of the world’s largest cities. Encouraging regional development, water has always been a transportation and trade artery used for as a source of irrigation and nourishment. Water resources continue to play key role in the social and cultural as well as economic development of megacities.
● What are the new uses of water main resources in the modern urban development?
● How can agglomerations use water resources to boost their efficiency?
● What are the unique strategic advantages of river megacities?
ENG MUF'17 Aqua est vita. The role of the river in the modern megalopolis
Yuri Grigoryan, Founder, Project Meganom
Konstantin Golubev, Project Manager, “Island of Dreams”
Swami Jyothirmayah, representative, Art of Living Foundation
Circe Monteiro, Coordinator, INCITI / UFPE
Qiyu Tu, Deputy Director, Institute of Urban and Demographic Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Ning Su, Professor, Institute of Urban and Demographic Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Alexei Shaposhnikov, Chairman, Moscow City Duma