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Urbanized (2011)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 26 October 2011 (USA)
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A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.

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Gary Hustwit
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Credited cast:
Michael Sorkin Michael Sorkin ... Self - Architect, Sorkin Architects
Rem Koolhaas Rem Koolhaas ... Self - Architect, OMA
Norman Foster Norman Foster ... Self - Architect, Foster + Partners (as Sir Norman Foster)
Oscar Niemeyer Oscar Niemeyer ... Self - Architect, Oscar Niemeyer Architects
Amanda M. Burden Amanda M. Burden ... Self - NYC Department of City Planning (as Amanda Burden)
Eduardo Paes Eduardo Paes ... Self - Mayor, Rio de Janeiro
Bruce Katz Bruce Katz ... Self - Founding Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Candy Chang Candy Chang ... Self - Public Artist
Jacqueline James Jacqueline James ... Self - Architect, VPUU Active Boxes, Jonker Barnes Associates
Jon Bird Jon Bird ... Self - Project Organizer, Open University
Jan Gehl Jan Gehl ... Self - Architect, Gehl Architects
Kathryn Ewing Kathryn Ewing ... Self - Urban Designer / Architect, VPUU Project, City of Cape Town
Gangolf Stocker Gangolf Stocker ... Self - S21 Opposition Spokesperson
Tarna Klitzner Tarna Klitzner ... Self - Landscape Architect, VPUU Project
Stefan Mappus Stefan Mappus ... Self - (CDU) Minister-President of State of Baden-Württemberg (archive footage)
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A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.

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breathtaking / must see
10 August 2014 | by yareckeySee all my reviews

Well as someone has already written - it's a must for local politics, planners and architects but what I would like to add -> for every city person! This is a movie that in my opinion shows us a very important message = Your vote counts You just have to have it :-) After watching this I've started looking for other movies/ materials on this topic and I think I am ready to ACT :-) We the people are mostly only watchers well sometimes even thinkers but what is missing - we don't act while this exactly what we should do. I hope this idea/knowledge will be widely spread and will help to change the way we think and act :-) Would love o hear opinions from others if You would like to discuss it Let's meet on FB


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$7,154
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