30 episodes

A conversation about cities, architecture, history, and why these affect us today. Hosted by Randy Plemel and a weekly cast of characters.

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A conversation about cities, architecture, history, and why these affect us today. Hosted by Randy Plemel and a weekly cast of characters.

    City Hall Deliverista mobility hub: Man Man & Gustavo

    City Hall Deliverista mobility hub: Man Man & Gustavo

    We take a deep dive into the future of urban mobility, focusing on a groundbreaking initiative to support e-bike delivery workers and the public in New York City through a new Mobility Hub next to City Hall, with battery recharging, repair, and rest areas.

    • 20 min
    Avery §g6BFn – The Crosswalk

    Avery §g6BFn – The Crosswalk

    Grappling with the challenge of integrating advanced technology into a historically sensitive area, a new walk sign indicator frustrates both the machine and Avery.

    • 2 min
    Introduction to the City of Yes for Housing Opportunity - A little bit more housing

    Introduction to the City of Yes for Housing Opportunity - A little bit more housing

    Explore how New York City is tackling its dire housing shortage through a citywide incremental approach. We breakdown what's in the City of Yes proposal, and listen to some critiques.

    • 29 min
    Avery §M299A – The Meter

    Avery §M299A – The Meter

    Avery sees a future where parking meters serve a new purpose. While Paulina sees risk, Avery wants to challenge outdated city policies, to support more equitable futures.

    • 3 min
    Avery §3v28f – The Light

    Avery §3v28f – The Light

    As daylight fades, Avery navigates the intricacies of urban innovation and workplace politics, crafting a dual-design traffic light system for a district straddling tradition and autonomy

    • 2 min
    Avery §J4dz8: The Hydrant

    Avery §J4dz8: The Hydrant

    The bid process was new, but the boomerang project was the type of high risk and high reward Avery was trained to tackle. Caution was prudent, but sometimes boredom pushes us to extremes.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

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2 Ratings

BleeckerJ ,

Thoughtful, engaging, and topical

Well-paced conversations that reveal aspects of urban life with refreshing perspectives. We need more of this to help us imagine harder as to what we can do to revitalize this — the city, urban life — as an important source of human creativity and potential! Keep going Randy!

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