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Ep 80 David Cooke On The Long Game Of Urban Design And The Making And Breaking Of Cities Rooster Radio - Stories & Insights from Entrepreneurs and Leaders in Business, Health, Tech & More

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David Cooke uses his urban design knowledge and global experience to address the urban renewal challenges that face Australian cities.

David is an internationally qualified Urban Designer, registered Architect, accredited Planner.

He is the Director of City Collective, a design studio that works across Australia and the world. He was the first South Australian to be awarded a prestigious scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley, in their intensive Masters of Urban Design program. 

David shares his deep insights into the impact that major sporting events can have on cities - winning an Olympic and Commonwealth Games bid can make or break a city, depending on the organisers' approach to urban planning.

We talk about 'Smart Cities', an aspirational phrase talked about by many governments and planners but not widely understood. David reveals what we can learn from the high tech cities that have been reborn out of the US "rust belt", and the steps that can be taken to address current critical issues in Australia, such as housing affordability.

A successful urban designer specialises in long term thinking, as much as decades ahead of present day. David talks about how his planning approach, and much more.

City Collective - http://www.citycollective.com.au

Rooster Radio is hosted by Andrew Montesi and James Begley. We talk to interesting people doing amazing things. If you like what we're doing, you can now support the show with a few dollars (we really appreciate it): https://www.patreon.com/roosterradio

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For other content and marketing services, visit: http://www.apiroconsulting.com (Andrew Montesi)
For leadership and and high performance services, visit: http://www.jamesbegley.com.au (James Begley)

David Cooke uses his urban design knowledge and global experience to address the urban renewal challenges that face Australian cities.

David is an internationally qualified Urban Designer, registered Architect, accredited Planner.

He is the Director of City Collective, a design studio that works across Australia and the world. He was the first South Australian to be awarded a prestigious scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley, in their intensive Masters of Urban Design program. 

David shares his deep insights into the impact that major sporting events can have on cities - winning an Olympic and Commonwealth Games bid can make or break a city, depending on the organisers' approach to urban planning.

We talk about 'Smart Cities', an aspirational phrase talked about by many governments and planners but not widely understood. David reveals what we can learn from the high tech cities that have been reborn out of the US "rust belt", and the steps that can be taken to address current critical issues in Australia, such as housing affordability.

A successful urban designer specialises in long term thinking, as much as decades ahead of present day. David talks about how his planning approach, and much more.

City Collective - http://www.citycollective.com.au

Rooster Radio is hosted by Andrew Montesi and James Begley. We talk to interesting people doing amazing things. If you like what we're doing, you can now support the show with a few dollars (we really appreciate it): https://www.patreon.com/roosterradio

Also please subscribe and review on iTunes or your favourite podcast player.

Connect with Rooster Radio - sign up to our mailing list and join our Facebook community:

http://roosterradio.biz
http://facebook.com/roosterradioHQ

For podcasting strategy, production and commercial services, visit: http://apiropodcasts.com

For other content and marketing services, visit: http://www.apiroconsulting.com (Andrew Montesi)
For leadership and and high performance services, visit: http://www.jamesbegley.com.au (James Begley)

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