Amanda Burden: How public spaces make cities work julio 4, 2014Posted by jagf in Talks.
Tags: Amanda Burden, New York City, public spaces, ted talks
More than 8 million people are crowded together to live in New York City. What makes it possible? In part, it’s the city’s great public spaces — from tiny pocket parks to long waterfront promenades — where people can stroll and play. Amanda Burden helped plan some of the city’s newest public spaces, drawing on her experience as, surprisingly, an animal behaviorist. She shares the unexpected challenges of planning parks people love — and why it’s important. More info at TED Talks