Leigh Gallagher at TEDxMidAtlantic
Leigh Gallagher is an Assistant Managing Editor at Fortune magazine. She is a co-chair of the Fortune U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership and a visiting scholar at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University. Her first book, The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving, was published by Portfolio in August 2013. Continue reading
Jeff Speck at TEDxMidAtlantic
Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who, through writing, public service, and built work, advocates internationally for smart growth and sustainable design. The Christian Science Monitor called his recent book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, “timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work.”
Audio of TED curator, Chris Anderson, explaining why the global conference is coming to Vancouver in 2014 and 2015 (via Vancouver is Awesome).
How can we fit more people into cities without overcrowding? In this TEDxBoston 2012 talk, Kent Larson shows off folding cars, quick-change apartments and other innovations that could make the city of the future work a lot like a small village of the past.
The TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue.
A video of my TEDxScottsdale presentation, ‘Cities ARE People’ where I talked about my journey through the ‘urban desert’ of Phoenix, AZ.
With the end of the suburban century comes a return to a more urban, people-centered way of life.
I’m ecstatic to announce that I’ve been asked to present at the inaugural TEDxScottsdale event on April 21st.
In honor of TED 2011, here are 5 of my favorte TED talks relating to urbanism and cities.