Urban Architecture and the Power of Public Space with Vishaan Chakrabarti

BY BETSY GARDNER • April 13, 2022

In this episode Professor Goldsmith interviews architect and author Vishaan Chakrabarti about his work in the public, private, and academic sectors, how urban planning is changing in response to social movements, and why public spaces are so important in today's fragmented society. They also discuss planning for an uncertain future in regards to climate change and urban resiliency, and how to include community stakeholders in the process.

Listen below, or wherever you get your podcasts to learn more. Transcript available here.

About the Author

Betsy Gardner

Betsy Gardner is the editor of Data-Smart City Solutions and the producer of the Data-Smart City Pod. Prior to joining the Ash Center, Betsy worked in a variety of roles in higher education, focusing on deconstructing racial and gender inequality through research, writing, and facilitation. She also researched government spending and transparency at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Betsy holds a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Policy from Northeastern University, a bachelor’s degree in Art History from Boston University, and a graduate certificate in Digital Storytelling from the Harvard Extension School.