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Listen to stories from all around the world about: the making of smarter & more livable cities for people. Urbanistica is an international podcast by Mustafa Sherif - Urban Planner & Designer based in Sweden. In collaboration with AFRY. GDPR: All the guests sent their own pictures to Urbanistica, they have also approved that we use the pictures for this Podcast context. If any of the guests wants to withdraw their GDPR consent, it can be done at any time via email. Get bonus content on Patre ...
 
All communities face certain challenges. But some people see challenges as opportunities. On Placemakers, we bring you stories about the spaces we inhabit and the people who shape them. Join us as we criss-cross the country, introducing you to real people in real communities — people who make a difference in how we travel, work, and live. You’ll never look at your community the same way again.
 
A podcast for those seeking stories about having impact and building a better life. From the original Serenbe story of how Serenbe Founder Steve Nygren and his family discovered and developed the land that is now the leading wellness community, to stories featuring many of the people that inspired, encouraged and influenced how it was created. Steve Nygren and host Monica Olsen talk about how we resist or ignore issues out of fear vs. discovering common sense solutions and the biophilic conn ...
 
The Reinventing Transport show is for anyone, in any country, pushing for local changes to urban mobility, especially if you want your city to be more socially just, sustainable, safe, productive, full of great places and much better at helping us all to flourish. Intro and outro music: "So Far So Close" by Jahzzar via http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/Tumbling_Dishes_Like_Old-Mans_Wishes/So_Far_So_Close
 
Upstream is a radio documentary series that invites you to unlearn everything you thought you knew about economics. Blurring the line between economic analysis and storytelling, we look beyond the numbers to explore a wide variety of themes pertaining to our tumultuous and thrilling 21st century economy.
 
GovLove is a podcast about the people, policies and profession of local government. From Mayors and City Managers to interns and everyone in between, we interview the people making a difference in their communities to learn about the great work being done at the local level. GovLove is brought to you by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL).
 
Archived in 2019, Simple hosted conversations about living well and ignoring the rest. Look for author Tsh Oxenreider's new show, The Good List, wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts & at thegoodlistshow.com.
 
Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag is the world's only weekly podcast dedicated entirely to driverless cars, and the #1 result on Google! We discuss the products, tech, law, policy, and societal impacts of self driving cars, what I call the greatest step change in humanity since the Industrial Revolution! MarcHoag.com Twitter.com/autonomoushoag FB.com/autonomoushoag Instagram.com/autonomoushoag LinkedIn.com/company/autonomous-cars-with-marc-hoag Copyright © 2020 Marc Hoag. All Rights Reserved.
 
Technology and innovation are transforming the way we market products and ideas. So how do we embrace these changes, and harness them for the exponential business opportunities they present? In The Undeniable, Deven Spear, Overabove’s CIO, explores this question with industry experts across diverse categories and business units - from real estate developers, to technology innovators, to c-level corporate leaders, to sales and marketing veterans. Our mission: to educate and enlighten you on t ...
 
If you have ever been confused by how to be creative or how to get your team to be more innovative, listen up. In this weekly podcast, Amy Climer explains research, demystifies the creative process, and gives practical advice and strategies to help you build an innovative team. Learn about leading creative teams, deliberate innovation, and the creative problem solving process. Move past the myths and get real about innovation and creativity. Subscribe to get a brand new episode each Thursday.
 
For today’s global leaders, it’s no longer enough to simply have outstanding performance, larger paychecks, and the corner office. These cutting-edge individuals are looking to connect a deeper sense of purpose to their work and feel more energized throughout their day. They are hungry for a new kind of leadership that fits their lifestyle and allows them to integrate their most important priorities with their work, instead of around it. They crave a life that is driven by their values, rath ...
 
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As we trade a harrowing 2020 for a hopeful 2021, we look at one of the few bright spots of the last year: the renewed sense of conversation between the residents of cities and the people that govern them. Matt speaks to Siënna Veelders and Charlot Schans, of Dutch urban development bureau STIPO, co-curators of urban placemaking book The City at Eye…
 
Laska Nenova (Campaign Manage at NowWeMOVE, Placemaking Europe Board member, founder of two Bulgarian based organizations: WOW Gym functional training gym and BG Be Active Association). This episode is a part of the Placemaking Europe Episodes Serie in Urbanistica podcast. Laska and Mustafa is talking about of Laskas journey to Placemaking world. S…
 
Our guest today is Ramon Marrades, the Director for Placemaking Europe, and he's joining return guest (#170) John Rossant, the Chairman of NewCities.org; CEO of CoMotion; and advisory board member of Neom. As an urban economist, a writer, and activist, Ramon has a real passion for people and places, and crucially, how people interact with places. P…
 
Social services, not jail. Christopher Leonard, Administrative Supervisor for the City of Forth Lauderdale, Florida, joined the podcast to talk about the City's community court that serves individuals experiencing homelessness. The program focuses on the root causes of each defendant’s issues and applies mandates such as community service, drug tre…
 
What do you see when you peek behind the curtains of neoliberal capitalism? What happens when you lift the veil off? Well, you see a mythological character. An apparition that haunts our collective consciousness. A spectre that permeates our institutions and that has epistemologically imprisoned us. Homo economicus. The term Homo economicus, or eco…
 
Who says you can't go home? Nick Edwards, City Manager of the City of Joplin, Missouri joined the podcast to talk about his career path in local government and coming home to Joplin to become the City Manager. He talked about building new relationships during COVID-19 and how the City has responded to the pandemic. Nick also shared the City's strat…
 
On this week’s Reflexive City we have an exclusive interview with legendary Malaysian writer and filmmaker Amir Muhammad about his role in the UNDP, MiGHT, University Malaya and Think City developed KISAH Futures storytelling competition. Amir tells us about some of the competition entries and why he thinks we’re still addicted to the storybook for…
 
Dr. Tigran Haas (Tenured Associate Professor of Urban Planning + Urban Design, Director of the Center for the Future of Places at the ABE School at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, Fall 2019-2021 Visiting Scholar at MIT.). Tigran is talking about urbanizations' different categories/styles and how can we develop a smart city? …
 
Building community trust. Eyal Feder-Levy, CEO & Founder of Zencity, joined the podcast to talk about the work Zencity is doing to track the public sentiment of the COVID-19 vaccine in cities across America. He shared there is currently twice as much negative sentiment towards the vaccine as positive. He also outlined the impact local governments a…
 
Joakim Flink (AI and IoT teacher at ABB high school) and his daughter Ada, 1.5 years old, have visited all (110) municipal playgrounds in Västerås City in Sweden - and rated them all. They have shared their rating of each playground on social media. We are talking about this journey, and about top 5 things that made them love a playground, 5 things…
 
Karolina Pamp-Sandgren (Strateg kombinerad mobilitet, AFRY) pratar om hur städer kan jobba konkret med kombinerad och hållbar mobilitet. Hon är en av landets främsta experter på kombinerad mobilitet. Karolina har en gedigen bakgrund som omvärldsanalytiker med erfarenhet från marknad- och resenärsundersökningar. Hon är engagerad i nationella och int…
 
Many Western philosophers have approached questions of knowledge conceiving of truth as something that is “out there,” unchangeable, abstract, and universal. There is an inherent structure in the universe and we must discover what exactly it is. One merely needs to uncover a segment of the structure of the universe and the rest of truth will reveal…
 
Redevelopment through arts and culture. Three guests joined the podcast to talk about how the City of Kinston, North Carolina has redeveloped their community through the implementation of a arts and cultural district. Raney Rogers, Executive Director of smART Kinston, details the 12-block residential area in downtown Kinston where artists live and …
 
Building an inclusive government. Nefertiri Sickout, the Acting Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer for the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, joined the podcast to talk about the work of advancing equity and improving the diversity of the City's workforce. She shared how the City has changed specific hiring practices and methods to imp…
 
In the second in a series of three 2021-based shows, this week we’re looking at the rollout of COVID-19 vaccination programmes and the uncertainty surrounding them and asking how we can rebuild public trust, not only in vaccines but in public institutions in general. Hosted by Matt Armitage & Maya Tan Produced by Matt Armitage for Think City Episod…
 
We planned on recording 12 episodes of this biophilia-focused season, but we couldn't end without talking to Jeff Tkach, the Chief Impact Officer at Rodale Institute, about the place where life begins: The Soil. As Rodale has proven, Healthy Soil equals Healthy Food, which makes Healthy People, and the healthiest soil is organic and regenerative. N…
 
Alexander Grabner-Jarlung (Head of Int. business at David Jp Phillips, a Public Speaker, a Lecturer, a PowerPoint Specialist, and a TEDx coach) is sharing his story about traveling to South America pre COVID19. Very interesting conversation about culture, communicating and creating relationship with locals, planning a trip with no plan, and also wh…
 
Watch this review on my YouTube channel: YouTube.com/AutonomousCarsWithMarcHoag Read this review on my Medium channel So I know this review has been a long time coming; those of you who listen to my podcast will remember that my wife and I took delivery of our white-on-white Tesla Model Y Long Range All Wheel Drive in June of this year; based on a …
 
It's been a year. The GovLove co-hosts teamed up to hand out awards and recap the fifth full year of a podcast about local government. Kirsten, Kent, Alyssa, Javon, and Ben all selected four of their favorite episodes to honor with the most prestigious award in local government podcasting, a GovieLovie. They also debated the best holiday movie, mad…
 
Mustafa Sherif (Urban Planner and the host of Urbanistica Podcast) is wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. And also, Happy 1 year of Urbanistica Podcast. Mustafa will share some of interesting statistic from the 1st year of Urbanistica Podcast. Keep Up the Good Work. Keep Loving Cities❤️️. Let's connect Mustafa Sherif Linkedin Follow…
 
Early in life we learn rules for moral conduct. We are taught which actions are right and which ones are wrong. Eventually we’re able to grasp principles and closed systems that allege to hold in place the reasons for why any particular action has moral value. In philosophical terms, this might look like John Stuart Mill’s utilitarian happiness pri…
 
Amo Cartwright (Performance Coach, an Inspirational Speaker & a Sales Coach) is talking about how can people have a less stressful life? especially now when we are moving from a city life to a "staying at home" life? We are focusing on the hardware of our cities development and sometimes forgetting about the software, and also about ourselves feeli…
 
I was introduced to Richard Goebelt through my H+C partner Martin Adler. The Director for Automotive & Mobility of the TÜV — the Technischer Überwachungsverein — Richard’s primary field of work, not to mention his passion and interests, rests entirely on the safety and regulatory landscape of all things automotive and mobility generally, with, of c…
 
In this episode, we’re bringing you a special solstice // New Year's conversation. Upstream host Della Duncan comes out from interviewer's chair to be in conversation with two other baddass womxn podcast hosts — Manda Scott (Accidental Gods) and Nathalie Nahai (The Hive) to debrief all that has been 2020 and to look ahead to what is possible and po…
 
Matt and Maya begin to look forward to 2021 and outline the rising popularity of plant-based meat alternatives like the Impossible Burger as part of a healthier diet and as a more sustainable way for the global food industry to meet the world’s growing protein needs. On the flip side, they also discuss the emerging Ghost Kitchens phenomenon and how…
 
Diandra Marizet stopped through Serenbe in December 2019, while on a road trip from New York to her family's home in Texas. She found us while searching for farm stays she could visit along the way, and was drawn in by Serenbe's design intention. Her afternoon here made an impression, and her subsequent work on Intersectional Environmentalist made …
 
The Port Orange Government Show. Christine Martindale, Public Information Officer for the City of Port Orange, Florida, joined the podcast to talk about her new podcast for the City of Port Orange. She shared her transition from the private sector into local government as well as all of the work she does as a department of one. Christine and Ben di…
 
On this week’s show, Matt and Maya compare the pandemic to the Y2K Bug in terms of preparedness and cooperation as they look at a year of remarkable resilience on the part of the people and the systems that underpin our world. And pause to say a big thank you to all the frontline and delivery staff who have risked their lives to give us a semblance…
 
Placemaking behind the scenes of 2020. How did placemakers manage 2020? The year of COVID19 pandemic. What did placemakers learn from the pandemic and what did they achieved? Very interesting talk together with Charlot Schans (Urban Sociologist and Advisor at STIPO, Founding start up team member at PlacemakingX, Director of Placemaking Europe). Eth…
 
Did you know that when we're in cities, it's hard to relax because we're taking in all the stimuli around us. In contrast, when we're in nature - even with our eyes open - the quiet and peaceful environment allows us to relax, which is imperative for human health and de-stressing. Today we are talking with Florence Williams, who is a journalist and…
 
Thomas Ahlskog (Trygghetschef MTR Nordic) berättar om sin roll på MTR. Thomas pratar om vad är tryggheten i kollektivtrafiken och vilka aspekter som gör att vi känner oss otrygga? Vi pratar om hur viktigt är samverkan mellan olika aktörer för att skapa en bättre upplevelse för resenärer och även för MTR medarbetare som driver kollektivtrafiken. Fol…
 
"What Phillip Wilcox has accomplished with The Future is Autonomous is nothing short of remarkable. The scope and depth of this book is simply staggering, while remaining an incredibly fast and easy, conversational read. From technology to society; from a micro view of individual companies to a macro, holistic look at the global AV industry; from l…
 
Placemaking and economic development. Sandi Curd, Promise Zone Coordinator for the Kentucky Highland Investment Corporation, joined the podcast to talk about her work supporting communities and small businesses through placemaking. She shared how the Promise Zone impacts the 22-county service area in southeastern Kentucky and how placemaking can se…
 
Theorists and activists argue that education is the bedrock of a democratic society. Having a well-educated citizenry is necessary for people to meet the demands required for democracies to thrive. In the United States, schooling is conceived of as one of the primary vehicles for educating these democratic citizens. For many who have gone through t…
 
My guest today is Noam Arkind, the CTO at Israel-based Arbe Robotics (@Arbe_Robotics). Noam holds a PhD in Applied Math from the Robotics Lab at the Weizmann Institute of Science, so it’s no surprise that we did a fantastic one hour deep dive into all the fascinating technology behind their 4D high-resolution imaging radar solution. What struck me …
 
As we head Into the final month of this strange year, we’re changing up the format of the next few shows to bring you some of the major stories that have marked or Inspired us this year. This week, the role that new working practices have played in keeping us safe from the coronavirus in 2020, and how those same safeguards may be used against us in…
 
Design is a powerful tool in addressing climate change, but what IS design? And what is a design museum? The Museum Of Design Atlanta - or MODA - defines design as "A creative process that inspires change, transforms lives, and makes the world a better place." Today we talk with MODA Executive Director Laura Flusche and Exhibitions Manager Veronica…
 
Anna W Haapaniemi (Stadsbyggnadschef på Haninge kommun) berättar om hur Haninge kommun växer, utmaningar och framtid planer för att göra Haninge kommun mer levande. Follow Urbanistica and let's get in touch Urbanistica Instagram Urbanistica Facebook Urbanistica Youtube channel Let's connect Mustafa Sherif Linkedin Thanks to Urbanistica Podcast part…
 
Mustafa sherif (Urban planner at AFRY). Join Urbanistica party. It is your time to be part of this podcast as well. Send me a video or an audio file of you telling : 1. Your name 2. Your city and country 3. work/ studies/ other 4. answer this question: How can we make Smarter and more livable cities? Send the video to the Instagram chat. I will dow…
 
Tips for video conferencing. Becky Hirst, Community Engagement Consultant from McLaren Vale, South Australia, joined the podcast to talk about her work as a community engagement consultant and her new e-book covering video conferencing etiquette. She discussed how she works with communities to inform the decision-makers by connecting with the commu…
 
Kai Piippo (Head of Design at Light Bureau) is talking about how to combine lights and darkness in our cities to create a great user experience for people. He is sharing his perspective about what is a smart lighting in a smart city. Follow Urbanistica Urbanistica Instagram Urbanistica Facebook Urbanistica Youtube channel Let's connect Mustafa Sher…
 
Continuing our theme of sustainable cities In conjunction with UN Habitat’s World Cities Report 2020, we interview Siënna Veelders and Charlot Schans, from Dutch urban development bureau STIPO, about the urban placemaking book The City at Eye Level Asia, created in association with Think City. While Maya and Matt ask if COVID-19 has accelerated the…
 
What kind of world are we going to leave our children? That is the question Principal Patrick Muhammad asks himself as he leads Chatt Hills Charter School. With a tri-focus curriculum of Arts, Agriculture, and Environment, he's teaching them the value of life from a ladybug to a human. Education is a pillar of our Biophilic Principles, and Serenbe …
 
Helena Glantz (Arkitekt och grundare av Urban Design AB) är ordförande i Sveriges Arkitekter akademin för arkitektur. Hon berättar om hennes roll och om akademin. Akademin för arkitektur ser som sin uppgift att bevaka, driva och diskutera aktuella frågor av vikt för arkitekturens utveckling i Sverige samt att stödja yrkes och kunskapsutvecklingen i…
 
Claire Borchers (Urban Planning Master's Student at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden) is telling the story of her journey to and in Stockholm. We are talking about the image that Claire had about Sweden before moving from USA to Sweden and how much it fits with the reality now. Listen to very interesting conversations about urba…
 
Doing it all. Jamie Hellen, Town Administrator for the Town of Franklin, Massachusetts, joined the podcast to talk about innovation, change management, and responding to COVID-19. He shared how the Town takes a customer focused approach to their work and the freedom departments have to implement new technology. He also discussed how smaller local g…
 
We want to be in proper relationship with the world. In other words, we want to have as many true beliefs as possible, or, at least, fewer false beliefs. We hope the ideas we hold will suit us well for adapting to the demands of our social, moral, and physical environments. This is also true when it comes to religious beliefs, but how do we discern…
 
Martin Hadmyr (Head of Landscape Architecture at Helsingborg City in Sweden) is talking about how to make public spaces smarter by technology and by involving citizens and making them a main part of the creation process. We are talking about Helsingborg City H22 EXPO, the making of a smarter city and how it is going with the journey of making the p…
 
Preserving black history. Rebecca Bellan, Freelance Reporter for Forbes and CityLab, joined the podcast to tell the story of 227 Duffield in Brooklyn, New York. This home has ties to New York's abolitionist movement and is believed to have been part of the underground railroad. In two articles this year she's detailed the battle over preserving the…
 
This week we have a bonus episode of the Citymaker, continuing our focus on the World Cities Report 2020. We spoke to Think City’s Programme Director, Dr Matt Benson, an early contributor to the Report, about the urgent need for cities to be more reflexive, and how we plan for an era of urban pandemics and shocks. And, above all, why we can be opti…
 
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