Future of the American City

Future of the American City


Latest Episodes

Fritz Steiner
November 04, 2021

Fritz Steiner is Dean of the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design. He joins Charles Waldheim to discuss his work in ecological planning and his new book, Megaregions and America’s Fu

Vishaan Chakrabarti
October 21, 2021

Vishaan Chakrabarti is an architect, urbanist, and founder of the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU). He joins Charles Waldheim to discuss his recent work and practice.

Billy Fleming
October 06, 2021

Billy Fleming is an urban planner and Director of the McHarg Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design. He joins Charles Waldheim to discuss his work, research, and advocacy

Kate Orff
September 23, 2021

Kate Orff is a landscape architect and founding principal of SCAPE. She joins Charles Waldheim to discuss her recent work on the future of the American City.

Maurice Cox
September 09, 2021

Maurice Cox is the Commissioner of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development. He joins Charles Waldheim to discuss his career in public service and recent work in Chicago.

Fredy and Mies
May 27, 2021

Danielle Aubert is a graphic designer interested in the history of design and labor. She joins Charles Waldheim to discuss her work in Detroit, including research on Fredy Perlman and the Detroit Printing Co-Op as well as Mies van der Rohe’s Lafayette ...

New Civics
May 13, 2021

Rip Rapson is the President and CEO of the Kresge Foundation. He joins Charles Waldheim to discuss the Foundation’s work in Detroit.

Common Land and Collective Meaning
April 29, 2021

Anya Sirota is an architectural designer interested in the intersection of social enterprise and cultural production. She joins Charles Waldheim to discuss her ongoing work in Detroit.

Inclusive Design
April 15, 2021

Anika Goss is the Executive Director of Detroit Future City. She joins Charles Waldheim to discuss the organization’s role in the recent history of Detroit.

Architecture Is a Social Act
April 01, 2021

Lorcan O’Herlihy is an architect whose practice embraces architecture as a catalyst for social change. He joins Charles Waldheim to discuss his work in Detroit and Los Angeles.