The Urbanist

People power

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19 November 2020

Episode 477

30 minutes


Photo: Martin Hearn

Cities run on people power. But how do we get the average citizen to pitch in on urban-planning ideas and city governance?

19 November 2020

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Chapter 1

11 minutes


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Chapter 1

London: Thamesmead waterfront

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We discuss an international master-planning competition for the Thamesmead waterfront with John Lewis, Peabody’s executive director of Thamesmead.

11 minutes

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Chapter 2

6 minutes


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Chapter 2

Ljubljana: ProstoRoz

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Ljubljana is working with tactical urbanists ProstoRoz to get people to participate in the transformation of the spaces that they use.

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Chapter 3

11 minutes


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Chapter 3

Antwerp: Stadsform

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Launched by the workers’ collective Endeavour, Stadsform is a new space that aims to bring people, officials and practitioners together to discuss the future of the urban environment.

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