Design and the City | Season 1

What is Design with Ravi Naidoo

Ravi Naidoo, founder of Design Indaba and what may be the most influential design conferences in the world pushes the boundaries of design with the simple question—what is design for—on the final installment of the first season of reSITE's Design and the City podcast.

Regenerating Cities, Transforming Communities with Christopher Cabaldon

Next up on Design and the City is West Sacramento's longest-serving mayor, Christopher Cabaldon — the man behind the city’s outstanding urban regeneration that put it on the map as one of the most livable small towns in the United States.

Human-Centered Smart Cities with Marianthi Tatari

Listen to the latest installment of reSITE's podcast, Design and the City in discussion with Marianthi Tatari, a principal architect at UNStudio on designing different aspects of city-making that threaten the quality of life such - like monofunctional spaces and commoditized smart cities - with optimism.

Creating Emotional Connections to Nature with Yosuke Hayano

Listen to Episode 5 of reSITE's new podcast, Design and the City in discussion with Yosuke Hayano, a principal architect at MAD Architects about the studio's hallmark vision - to create a journey for people to reconnect to nature through architecture. Photo courtesy of Nils Koenning

Fighting Gentrification, Berlin-Style with Leona Lynen

Listen to Episode 4 of reSITE's new podcast, Design and the City in discussion with Leona Lynen, member of ZUsammenKUNFT Berlin cooperative for urban development that is working to regenerate Haus der Statistik located just off Berlin's Alexanderplatz. Photo courtesy of Nils Koenning

East Meets West with Yoko Choy

Listen to Episode 3 of reSITE's new podcast, Design and the City in discussion with Yoko Choy, Wallpaper* Magazine's China Editor and the co-founder of Collective Contemporist. This episode also features Beatrice Leanza, director of Lisbon's MAAT Museum as well as Jee Liu and Jamie Wallace, co-founders of WallaceLiu in discussion at reSITE. Photo courtesy of Damo Yang.

A New Generation of Architects with Chris Precht

Listen to Episode 2 of reSITE's new podcast Design and the City featuring Chris Precht, founder of Studio Precht. Design in the City is a podcast all about the ways we can use design to make cities more livable and loveable. Listen wherever you get your podcasts.

Designing on a Human Scale with Thomas Heatherwick

Design and the City Podcast episode 1 features Thomas Heatherwick + Special Guest Host from ArchDaily, Christele Harrouk

reSITE Launches New Podcast: Design and the City

"Design and the City" is a podcast published by reSITE about the ways we can use design to make cities more livable and lovable. Catch weekly episodes starting February 4th, 2020.

"Design and the City" is a podcast about the ways we can use design to make cities more livable and lovable.

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Cities are the sum of designers, developers, artists, citizens, public officials, entrepreneurs, and the displaced, but rarely do each of these constituencies gather in the same room, let alone speak the same language, and cities suffer for it. reSITE is literally that room. In order to create a city that is truly for everyone, we need to have conversations on how to design and build cities with humans in mind.