Half of the world's population lives in cities today. There is unprecedented growth of Large Cities are becoming larger and people are living with stress and strain. There are glamour and grandeur and there are also squalor and decay. Climate, life style, architecture, urban pattern
and environment are changing rapidly. Old methods of planning and conventional development are being replaced by new ideas and innovations.
Centre for Built Environment, a knowledge based nonprofit professional society of architects, planners and urban experts, since it's inception in 1993 started dissemination of new knowledge in architecture, human settlement and environment in the context of sustainable development. The Centre took up a number of programs. Many scholars and students from different countries
came for seminar and workshops and many of members of the Centre took training and presented
papers in about 30 countries.
The Centre for Built Environment has now taken up the program of organising international
Symposium in cities - Cities under Change, 2012" Cities under Restoration, 2013, Megacities and
Return of the dinosaurs and the utopia, 2014 etc.