City of 7 Billion

Developing conceptual frameworks for understanding global urbanization.

research & installation design | Plan B Architecture & Urbanism | Hong Kong/Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture. | 2013-2014


The City of 7 Billion research project was funded by the AIA College of Fellows and was the recipient of the 2013 Latrobe Prize.  The City of 7 Billion installation was on display from December 11th 2013 to February 28th 2014 at the Kwun Tong Ferry Pier in Hong Kong. The installation was partially funded by the Hong Kong Institute of Architects. 


Principals: Joyce Hsiang, Plan B Architecture & Urbanism and Bimal Mendis, Yale School of Architecture
Project Team: Miroslava Brooks, Derek Brown, Daniel Markiewicz, Christian Nakarado, Justin Nguyen, Henry Ng, R.J. Tripodi, Ryan Welch, Dana Wu, Jieming Yan 2013 HKSZ
Biennale Exhibition Team: Miroslava Brooks, Henry Ng, Talitha Liu & Nicky Chang
Animation: Miroslava Brooks [here]


More about the research and subsequent exhibition at the Yale School of Architecture can be found [here], and [here].


For more information about the research project contact Plan B Architecture & Urbanism |