Where are we headed? Who’s at the wheel? Who’s paying? A look at metropolises around the world and a glance back at Hamburg. A discussion between world-renowned urban economist Dr. Dieter Läpple, city planner Philipp Rode, and Enno Maass, Managing Director of the aac Academy of Architectural Culture (www.aac-hamburg.de), which is supported by the gmp Foundation in Hamburg and promotes advanced training in architecture and urban development. Through his work for the aac, Enno Maass deals with urban development as it relates to the dialog between Asia and Europe.