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Striving For A Mindful Urban Future

30.05.2019, Valeria Danin

Carla Cammilla Hjort is co-founder and Vision Director at SPACE10, a research and design lab in Copenhagen on a mission to create better and more sustainable ways of living. In this interview, Carla tells about her journey to founding SPACE10 and shares insights on tackling future challenges through mindful technology adoption.

How A Local City Currency Can Strengthen Communities

23.05.2019, Valeria Danin

Ori Succary is the VP of Design at Colu, an Israeli startup that issues local currencies for cities and encourages people to spend locally. In this piece, Ori explains how the app helps cities achieve economic sustainability and shares his vision on the role of design in shaping the future of places we live in.

Urban Tech 101: Digital Companies Changing Our Cities

03.04.2019, Laura Silva

In our new comprehensive series on urban tech, we're taking a deep dive into how we can leverage new technologies to improve city living.

Get Ready To Become An Urban Change Manager

28.02.2019, Valeria Danin

Urs Thomann is a Swiss urban planner and a co-founder of the CANactions School in Kyiv and Amsterdam – a unique educational platform where different actors of urban change meet. Bringing together planners, economists, politicians, activists, the school promotes a collaborative approach to urban development and supports multiple initiatives throughout Ukraine. In this interview, Urs shares his vision on urbanism education and the challenges of urban professions.

All Things What?

15.02.2019, Valeria Danin

Hey! It’s Valeria, from All Things Urban. We met a while ago, but never had a chance to get to know each other. I think it’s time to fix that – to tell you my story and share the philosophy behind All Things Urban.

How Urban Planning Is Turning Into Interaction Planning

22.01.2019, Valeria Danin

Cities are constantly changing, as well as the ways in which we analyse them. Damiano Cerrone, co-founder of Spin Unit, a consulting and research lab, tells about a new approach to urban research, the role of data in contemporary policy making, and how urban planning is turning into interaction planning.

Architecture And Neuroscience Collide To Design Conscious Cities

05.10.2018, Valeria Danin

Future cities need to be healthier and respond to human needs, which is calling for a new profession: the Conscious Design Consultant. Itai Palti, founder of Conscious Cities explains how to use behavioural insights to make cities more human-centred, and how neuroscience will change the future of urban development.