World Cities Day 2016

The United Nations has designated every 31st of October as World Cities Day to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, and to push forward cooperation among countries in contributing to sustainable urban development around the world.

World Cities Day marks the end of Urban October month of celebrations and this year it is happening after the resounding success of the Habitat III Conference.  Mrs. Sheila Sri Prakash, Founder and Chief Architect, Shilpa Architects actively participated in the Habitat III – the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development – held in Quito, Ecuador, between 17th and 20th October 2016.

World Cities Day 2016 will be celebrated under the theme Inclusive Cities, Shared Development highlighting the important role of urbanization as a source of global development and social inclusion.