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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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Cast

Credited cast:
Norman Foster Norman Foster ... Himself - Architect, Foster + Partners (as Sir Norman Foster)
Jan Gehl Jan Gehl ... Himself - Architect, Gehl Architects
Ellen Dunham-Jones Ellen Dunham-Jones ... Herself - Professor of Architecture & Urban Design, Georgia Tech
Amanda M. Burden Amanda M. Burden ... Herself - NYC Department of City Planning (as Amanda Burden)
Joshua David ... Himself - Co-founder, Friends of The High Line
Oscar Niemeyer Oscar Niemeyer ... Himself - Architect, Oscar Niemeyer Architects
Sicelo Nkohla Sicelo Nkohla ... Himself - Community Participation Coordinator, VPUU Project
Rem Koolhaas Rem Koolhaas ... Himself - Architect, OMA
Alejandro Aravena Alejandro Aravena ... Himself - Architect, Elemental
Stefan Mappus Stefan Mappus ... Himself - (CDU) Minister-President of State of Baden-Württemberg (archive footage)
Udo Andriof Udo Andriof ... Himself - Spokesperson, Stuttgart 21 Project
Ricky Burdett Ricky Burdett ... Himself - Director, LSE Cities / Urban Age
Enrique Penalosa Enrique Penalosa ... Himself - Mayor of Bogotá, 1998 - 2001 (as Enrique Peñalosa)
Bruce Katz Bruce Katz ... Himself - Founding Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Edgar Pieterse Edgar Pieterse ... Himself - Director, African Centre for Cities
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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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USA | UK

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English | German | Spanish

Release Date:

26 October 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Urbaania! See more »

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Swiss Dots See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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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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