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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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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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1.85 : 1
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A true and informative documentary
19 November 2017 | by hilal_beskarSee all my reviews

It is so satisfying to see that all the cities around the world found new adaptations for the urban issues because every city is unique. So their urban living should be effected by different people and cultures. And sometimes modern technical solutions for the city plan can create even more chaotic environments. Because usually communication between people is forgotten or ignored. Documentary shows us that best solutions come from insiders who live in there.


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