01 Jan 374. Kurt Paulsen: Urban Planning and Defying Placelessness
Kurt Paulsen is a Professor of Urban Planning in the Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
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1:44 What makes a city great?
6:50 Urban Planning Definition
10:40 Los Angeles as case study
13:25 Cities born out of transportation
14:48 Accommodating the car, ceding control of the streets to the engineers
18:46 Growing up versus out
19:50 The American city has made driving cheap and housing expensive
23:10 Zoning tension
24:21 Small town vitality
34:25 The nationalization of retail
36:05 State DOTs
36:28 We can stop doing stupid
39:04 The impact on humanity, the human experience
43:00 The public realm
46:36 The case for poetry
47:33 Learning what gets built and why
52:13 Breaking out of the scripts