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The Citymaker uncovers the latest developments surrounding urban renewal, with news and views on the cities of today and the future. It is the online magazine of Think City, a community-focused urban regeneration organisation that aims to create more liveable, resilient and people-centric cities. For more, see www.thecitymaker.com.my

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The Citymaker uncovers the latest developments surrounding urban renewal, with news and views on the cities of today and the future. It is the online magazine of Think City, a community-focused urban regeneration organisation that aims to create more liveable, resilient and people-centric cities. For more, see www.thecitymaker.com.my

    The Mind’s Eye: City At Eye Level Asia [Reflexive City]

    The Mind’s Eye: City At Eye Level Asia [Reflexive City]

    Continuing our theme of sustainable cities In conjunction with UN Habitat’s World Cities Report 2020, we interview Siënna Veelders and Charlot Schans, from Dutch urban development bureau STIPO, about the urban placemaking book The City at Eye Level...

    • 25 min
    Building Back Better: Flexing Our Urban Muscles

    Building Back Better: Flexing Our Urban Muscles

    This week we have a bonus episode of the Citymaker, continuing our focus on the World Cities Report 2020. We spoke to Think City’s Programme Director, Dr Matt Benson, an early contributor to the Report, about the urgent need for cities to be more...

    • 28 min
    Resilient Outcomes: Bouncing Back From Shocks

    Resilient Outcomes: Bouncing Back From Shocks

    On this edition of The Citymaker, Matt Armitage speaks to Uta Dietrich, Think City’s Lead for Social Resilience and Urban Health about the need for sustainable, people-focused urbanisation. She walks us through some of the practical measures that...

    • 15 min
    The Park. Citizen Democracy in a Digital Era [Reflexive City]

    The Park. Citizen Democracy in a Digital Era [Reflexive City]

    In the wake of the US Presidential elections, the Reflexive City looks at the growing polarisation in societies around the world. Looking at a fascinating op-ed by social entrepreneur and activist Eli Pariser, co-founder of Upworthy, Maya and Matt ask...

    • 25 min
    Human vs Machine: Sustaining Smart Cities [Reflexive City]

    Human vs Machine: Sustaining Smart Cities [Reflexive City]

    On this week’s Reflexive City we take a look at the contrasting forces fuelling city development: people and machines. We celebrate the launch of the UN Habitat’s World Cities Report and explore its theme of sustainable urbanisation with an interview...

    • 24 min
    React, Adapt, Respond: REXKL's 2020 Vision

    React, Adapt, Respond: REXKL's 2020 Vision

    React, Adapt, Respond: REXKL's 2020 Vision [The Citymaker] On the Citymaker, Matt Armitage speaks to architect and REXKL co-founder Shin Tseng about the challenges of running a community-focused creative hub in the heart of KL’s downtown in an era of...

    • 22 min

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