Loading…

Cameron Sinclair:
The refugees of boom-and-bust

TED2009 · 3:05 · Filmed Feb 2009
Subtitles available in 36 languages
View interactive transcript
316,322 Total views
Your impact
Share this talk and
track your influence!

At TEDGlobal U, Cameron Sinclair shows the unreported cost of real estate megaprojects gone bust: thousands of migrant construction laborers left stranded and penniless. To his fellow architects, he says there is only one ethical response.

pin This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.
Co-founder, Architecture for Humanity
2006 TED Prize winner Cameron Sinclair is co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, a nonprofit that seeks architecture solutions to global crises — and acts as a conduit between the design community and the world's humanitarian needs. Full bio

Discuss

60 comments

Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Please log in or sign up to add comments.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.