50 profiles

Interviews with urbanists

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Ray Dubicki & Douglas Trumm 02 Nov 2022 • EN

Seattle City Budget with Doug Trumm

In this week's episode, reporter Ray Dubicki is joined by The Urbanist's executive director Doug Trumm to discuss allocations and adjustments as Seattle's budget season moves into high gear. The City has about $1.7 billion to spend, and there's no end of things folks are asking for. That list includes a lot of requests

33 min
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Spencer Bailey + Andrew Zuckerman & Moshe Safdie 05 Dec 2022 • EN

Moshe Safdie on Architecture as a Means to Uplift the Spirit

Israeli-born, Boston-based architect and urban planner Moshe Safdie, author of the new book “If Walls Could Speak: My Life in Architecture,” discusses approaching architecture with humility and in service to society, the staying power of his Habitat 67 housing complex in Montreal, and his vision for creating the Yad Va

37 min
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Scott Galloway & Richard Florida 09 Jul 2020 • EN

Disruption is Due

Richard Florida joins Scott to discuss COVID-19’s impact on cities and suburbs. Richard explains why he thinks the idea that this is the end of cities is overblown and how the pandemic poses an opportunity to push for racial and economic equity. Richard is an American urban studies theorist and University Professor at

56 min
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Bill Kristol & Edward Glaeser 27 Aug 2022 • EN

Ed Glaeser: The Case for Cities

Why do great cities rise and fall? Why have cities been pivotal to the dynamism and growth of America's economy? What are the threats cities face today—and what can we learn from history about how best to help our cities thrive? To discuss these questions, we are joined by Ed Glaeser, chairman of the Department of Econ

62 min
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Steven Johnson & Richard Florida 31 Mar 2020 • EN

Fighting Coronavirus: How Can We Protect City Life?

When public health is threatened on a mass scale, we have a long history of working together to take on the challenge. On this new weekly series, Steven will speak with experts from the worlds of health and technology about how the current moment compares with past pandemics, and what the coming months might look like.

26 min
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Ian Bremmer & Richard Florida 09 Dec 2019 • EN

Inequality in American Cities

In the latest episode of GZERO World with Ian Bremmer, we’re examining enormous income and quality of life disparities in some of the most liberal, Democratic spots on the U.S. map—major cities. Urbanist and author Richard Florida explains the reasons why large urban areas contain such extremes—the richest and the poor

16 min
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