Archive for Conversations across mobility

John Whitelegg interview

John Whitelegg, Green Party Spokesperson on Sustainable Development. John is also Professor of Sustainable Transport at Liverpool John Moores University and Professor of Sustainable Development at York University’s Stockholm Institute of the Environment. A transport campaigner of global stature and reputation, John has written ten books on transport and is editor of the journal World […]

Donald Shoup interview

Donald Shoup is Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning at UCLA, where he has served as Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Director of the Institute of Transportation Studies. In his landmark book, The High Cost of Free Parking, Shoup argues that minimum parking requirements in zoning ordinances distort transportation choices, debase urban design, […]

Paul Mees interview

Paul Mees began his career as a lawyer, later becoming an academic. He has a BA and LLB (Hons) and qualified as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Mees’s work is largely concerned with the planning of public transport in cities. He is a strong advocate of public transport, but less […]

Christophe Loir interview

Christophe Loir is historian and historian of art, Professor of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He works on cultural studies in the 18th and 19th centuries, especially the history of the urban circulation : the “promenade” (Christophe LOIR & Laurent TURCOT (éds), La promenade aux 18e et 19e siècles, Belgique/Europe, Brussels, Editions de l’Université, […]

Carlo Ratti Interview

Carlo Ratti of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) SENSEable City Lab explains why cities keep on growing and how technology is changing our life in terms of mobility and access to real-time information. The increasing deployment of sensors and hand-held electronics in recent years is allowing a new approach to the study of the […]

Andrea Branzi Interview

  In January 2012 we had the opportunity to meet in his Milan office the father of radical design Andrea Branzi. A constant feature of Andrea Branzi’s activity is the theoretic reflection about the changes within the design culture, and about the relations between this one and the socio-technologic context. An author of many books […]