Greening Urban Futures Podcast

Greening Urban Futures Podcast


Latest Episodes

The Civic City in a Nomadic World–EP. 09
March 06, 2020

EP.09 – THE CIVIC CITY IN A NOMADIC WORLD: Charles Landry is an international authority on the use of imagination and creativity in urban change.  He created the concept of the Creative City in the late 1980s to help people and cities think,

Cities Empowered by Systematic Futures Thinking–EP. 10
March 06, 2020

EP. 10 – CITIES EMPOWERED BY SYSTEMATIC FUTURES THINKING: Sirkka Heinonen is a Professor of Futures Studies at the University of Turku and a member of the Club of Rome.  She has a long trajectory in the field of Futures Research working at the crossroa...

The Civic City In A Nomadic World – EP. 09
February 18, 2020

EP.09 – THE CIVIC CITY IN A NOMADIC WORLD: Charles Landry is an international authority on the use of imagination and creativity in urban change.  He created the concept of the Creative City in the late 1980s to help people and cities think,

Payments for Ecosystem Services in Urban Areas: The Case of Sydney– EP. 08
January 19, 2020

In this episode we speak with Dr. Benjamin Thompson, a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Sydney to discuss the financing strategies and economic viability of Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) in the context of urban settings.

New Pathways for European Cities and Towns, Bilbao City of Values–Ep.07
October 08, 2019

What is a city without values? In this episode of the podcast we speak with Gotzone Sagardui, the Deputy Mayor of the City Bilbao to find out how Bilbao is planning to attain high levels of social progress and what is the next transformation the city w...

The Fifth Dimension of Green Roofs–Ideal Futures for Greening the City Core–Ep. 06
September 25, 2019

Marja Mesimäki is an environmental sociologist at the University of Helsinki. Her research focuses on issues concerning values, meanings and the experiential dimension of urban green roofs.  In this podcast, we discuss Marja’s latest work,

The Science of Paradigm Shifts–Perspectives On a New Future for Civilisation–Ep.05
August 27, 2019

Carlos Alvarez Pereira is a member of the Club of Rome and president of the Innaxis Foundation. In this podcast, Carlos talks about the Emerging New Civilization Initiative (ENCI) within the Club of Rome towards holistic thinking and more positive outc...

Urban Biogeography Restoring Ecology in the City-The Case of Los Angeles–Ep.04
July 19, 2019

In this episode of the Urban Futures Podcast, we speak with Travis Longcore, Associate Adjunct Professor at UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and director of The Urban Wildlands Group.  We discuss with Travis,

Systems Intelligence & Feedback Loops Shaping the Cities of Tomorrow–Ep.03
July 04, 2019

EP.03 – Systems Intelligence & Feedback Loops Shaping the Cities of Tomorrow. In this episode, we sit with Carlo Ratti from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Senseable City Lab http://http://senseable.mit.

Urban Forests in Concrete Jungles–Ep.02
June 16, 2019

Ep. 02 Urban Forest in Concrete Jungles.  Joining us on this program is Nora C. Davis, a Research Social Scientist at the U.S. Forest Service; and Dr. Michele Romolini, Managing Director of the Loyola Marymount University Centre for Urban Resilience (C...