Did you know that 75 percent of human population will live in cities in another 40 years? Or that Bombay will be the largest city in the world and more people will live in Bombay’s slums than the total number who live in New York and London combined? Or that Bogota prefers to give preference to bike lanes?
Urbanized is currently on Netflix and is one documentary that captures the drama of the century of the city. It is also available of iTunes for download and rent.
The rapidly changing face of planet earth and how cities are being architected and designed and reinvents is the subject of this excellent documentary by Gary Hustwit (well known for Helvetica and Objectified documentaries). Put it on your must-watch list.