The global population continues to grow and shift to urban centers. As countries in the developing world rapidly urbanize, their people face myriad risks including urban poverty, disease, and conflict. How do urban planning, transportation, and architecture contribute to peace and a sense of community? How might these factors exacerbate existing rifts? From architecture to service provisions and resilience planning, this session will explore how the “built” environment can create common ground in a world with so many differences.