Why do we love urban construction? It’s not the same as real life.

The urban scene construction boom has taken over the world, from Seattle to Beijing, with more than a dozen countries now using the process to build the city they want.

But what does it all mean?

In a new TED Talk, architectural historian and urban scene builder Richard Sorensen gives us a glimpse into how construction works, and how to make the most of the urban scene in your city.

The TED Talk is available to watch here.