Designing for 9 billion people

Autodesk's Amar Hanspal is very optimistic about human creativity and technology coming together to solve our biggest challenges. As we anticipate a 9 billion strong world population by 2050, Hanspal compels us to look at the future as a design challenge. Watch as Hanspal shares how small players empowered by technology are tackling the big problems, from housing to healthcare.

Recorded at INK2013, Kochi, Kerala


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Amar Hanspal

Digital Portfolio Designer

As a leader, Amar Hanspal builds teams that empower everyone to imagine, design and create a better world. 

How do we tackle the major challenges of the world?   How do we preserve the lessons of the past to serve as inspirations for the solutions of tomorrow?  With governments around the world suffering either from gridlock or major financial challenges, now is the time to harness the power of people and technology to sustain, educate and inspire 9 billion people on the planet.  Amar and his team are busy figuring out ways to empower “Design for the 9 billion by the 9 billion” to the pressing challenges of today.   Amar also travels the world talking to people already engaged in this quest.  In his spare time, he is an author, story teller and dreamer-at-large.

 

All That Matters is making the world a better place.”

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