...with Changing Cities (Ep. 99)
The one thing that doesn't change about cities is the fact that they are constantly changing. Most people now live in cities, transforming them with their consumer behaviour, their culture, their ideas and their advocacy. City planners have to balance the natural development of these vast social organisms with complex, long-term plans. How do they do it?
Ben chats with veteran urban planner Teresa Goldstein.
Follow Teresa on Twitter (@teresagoldstein). Mentioned in this Episode
- The People's Republic of Walmart: How the World's Biggest Corporations are Laying the Foundation for Socialism, a book by Leigh Phillips and Michal Rozworski
- Episode 45 of this podcast, featuring broadcaster Terry O'Reilly on counterintuitive ideas and more
- "Where Libraries are the Tourist Attractions", article in the New York Times featuring Calgary's new Central Library
- Article in the Guardian discussing the Mayor of Paris's plans for a 15-minute city
The Quote of the Week
By far the greatest and most admirable form of wisdom is that needed to plan and beautify cities and human communities. - Socrates