An initiative of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design
42:14Billy 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 around design and the Green New Deal.
43:59Kate 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.
48:16Maurice 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
49:16Danielle 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 Park.
51:00Rip 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
46:46Anya 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.
45:22Anika 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
44:45Lorcan 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.
Advocacy and Redevelopment
42:08Melissa Dittmer is Chief Design Officer at Bedrock Detroit. She joins Charles Waldheim to discuss Bedrock’s work developing Detroit’s downtown.
Reconceiving the Waterfront
40:36Mark Wallace is President and CEO of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. He joins Charles Waldheim to discuss his work overseeing the transformation of Detroit’s riverfront.