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Interviews

Watch and listen to interviews of well-known planners and other ‘urban thinkers’, both academics and practitioners, express their thoughts on IFHP’s role and contribution on cities and human settlements issues.
Mitchell Silver
Posted: 27. June 2013

 

 

Listen to Mitchell Silver’s inspirational thoughts on:

  • The major challenges that cities will face in the next century
  • Possibilities created by the growth of cities
  • Where the main infrastructure needs will be
  • The kinds of innovations and partnerships needed
  • Leadership require to create a sustainable city

Michell Silver, Chief Planning & Development Officer and Planning Director, was interviewed at The IFHP Centenary Congress in London, June 2013.

Dr Wei Yang
Posted: 27. June 2013

 

Listen to Dr Wei Yang's inspirational thoughts on:

  • The major challenges that cities will face in the next century
  • Leadership require to create a sustainable city
  • How cities best can be business partners and partners with the civic sector
  • To what extent cities can be agents of change where governments lag, for example, on climate change

Dr Wei Yang, Managing Director of Wei Yang & Partners Ltd and Co-chair of the UK-China Eco-cities & Green Building Group, was interviewed at The IFHP Centenary Congress in London, June 2013.

Mayor of Kisumu City Samuel O. Okello, Kenya
Posted: 25. March 2013

 

 

Listen to Mayor Samuel O. Okello thoughts on liveable cities, urban governance and the most important things in making cities.

Samuel O. Okello was interviewed during the 56th IFHP World Congress in Gothenburg September 2012. The theme of the Congress was Inclusive City in a Global World.

IFHP: International Federation for Housing and Planning aim to create and promote understanding of human settlement issues in a changing world.

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Andreas Faludi
Posted: 25. March 2013

 

 

Listen to Andreas Faludi's thoughts on Twentieth Century Foundations of European Planning. Andreas Faludi was interviewed after his lecture in Paris May 2012.
 
International Federation for Housing and Planning aim to create and promote understanding of human settlement issues in a changing world.
 
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Mayor of Gothenburg Anneli Hulthén, Sweden
Posted: 25. March 2013
   

Listen to Mayor Anneli Hulthén's thoughts on liveable cities, urban governance and the most important things in making cities.

Anneli Hulthén was interviewed during the 56th IFHP World Congress in Gothenburg September 2012. The theme of the Congress was Inclusive City in a Global World.

IFHP: International Federation for Housing and Planning aim to create and promote understanding of human settlement issues in a changing world.

More information on IFHP activities.

Sir Peter Hall
Posted: 17. January 2013

 

 

Sir Peter Hall was interviewed after his lecture at Siemens's "The Crystal" talking about transport systems in European Cities. Listen to Sir Peter Hall's thoughts on Garden City principles in a 21st Century context and the role of organisations suchs as IFHP.

International Federation for Housing and Planning aim to create and promote understanding of human settlement issues in a changing world.

More information on IFHP activities.
 

Project Director Alejandro Rodriguez, Geografía
Posted: 26. November 2012

 

 

Listen to Project Director Geografía Urbana, Alejandro Rodriguez, thoughts on the informal settlements in Bogotá and the situation in the present-day Bogotá. 

Alejandro Rodriguez was interviewed by IFHP Travel Squad in Bogotá, November 2012.

International Federation for Housing and Planning aim to create and promote understanding of human settlement issues in a changing world.

More information on IFHP activities.
 

Laura Storm, Executive Director, Sustainia
Posted: 11. October 2012

 

 

Listen to Executive Director, Laura Storm's thoughts on Sustainia and the importance of partnerships and sustainable urban development. 

Laura Storm was interviewed at the Sustainia Award Ceremony at Danish Royal Theater October 11, 2012.

IFHP: International Federation for Housing and Planning aim to create and promote understanding of human settlement issues in a changing world.

More information on IFHP activities.
 

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