Producing the Contemporary City

24 May - 2 September 2007
Image: Caracas, George Brugmans

With two-thirds of the world's population living in cities by 2050, the twenty-first century will be the urban epoch. How then will the city - the stage where numerous global forces play with and against each other - further develop? And who will bear responsability for its future?


POWER stakes out a role for a vigorous architecture by refocusing attention on the city's future.

"The city of the 21st century can be seen here in Carácas."

(Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner in Carácas. The Informal City, 2007)