Episode 6 is a discussion between Jess Zimbabwe, Principal of Plot Strategies, and Joseph P. Riley, former Mayor of Charleston (for 40 years) and founder of the Mayors Institute on City Design. The focus is on the approaches and resources for addressing and preventing gentrification and displacement as well as associated racial and class concerns.
Episode 4: Redesigning Cities for the Collaborative Economy features Robin Chase, founder of Zipcar and author of Peers Inc., and Gabe Klein, author of Start-Up City and former Commissioner of Transportation for both Washington DC and Chicago. Together they draw on their broad expertise to discuss both the role of cities in shaping entrepreneurial, collaborative economies and in being shaped by them.
Episode 5: Redesigning Cities Against Climate Change is a conversation between Peter Calthorpe, author of Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change, planner, and developer of Urban Footprint, and Rob Kunzig, Senior Environment Editor at National Geographic and author of Fixing Climate. This podcast features a candid and sobering discussion on climate change and human nature.
Episode 3: Redesigning Cities' Parks as Social Infrastructure is a discussion between Mitch Silver, Parks and Recreation Commissioner of New York City, and Maurice Cox, Planning Commissioner of Detroit, on building social equity through the development of parks. For more information visit: https://arch.gatech.edu/redesigning-cities-speedwell-foundation-talks-georgia-tech-0
Episode 2: Retrofitting Suburbia Too explores the redesign of outdated, suburban infrastructure and associated aging malls, office parks, and other auto-oriented property types with June Williamson, Associate Professor of Architecture at The City College of New York and author of Designing Suburban Futures and co-author of Retrofitting Suburbia, and Allison Arieff, Executive Director of SPUR in San Francisco. For more information visit:...
Episode 1: Redesigning Cities with Autonomous Vehicles is a conversation between Jeff Tumlin, Principal and Director of Strategy at Nelson Nygaard, and Harriett Tregoning, immediate past Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of CPD at HUD, on the convergence of mobility, technology, and design. For more information visit: https://arch.gatech.edu/redesigning-cities-speedwell-foundation-talks-georgia-tech-0