Architect JAIME LERNER
Curitiba, Brazil. Jaime LERNER, leading ecological architect and urban planner, gives an inspiring insight on how he sees a "green city".
Responsible for the creation of the Institute of Urban Planning and Research of Curitiba (IPPUC) in 1965, Jaime Lerner participated in the preparation of the Master Plan for the capital of Parana/BRZAIL that resulted in its physical, economic and cultural transformation. He was elected mayor of the city for three terms: 1971/75, 1979/83 and 1989/92. Lerner intensified social measure that place Curitiba among the capitals of the world with the highest quality of life.