Urban planning

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of urban planning.

Video playlists about Urban planning

Our future in cities

17 talks • 4h 20m
Humanity's future is the future of cities. Explore the crowded favelas, greened-up blocks and futuristic districts that could shape the future of cities -- and take a profane, hilarious side trip to the suburbs.

Architectural inspiration

9 talks • 2h 45m
Master architects share their vision for buildings that inflate, float, twist and glitter, while artfully addressing the challenges faced by their residents, their cities and the planet.

How we live now

5 talks • 1h 6m
Traditional homes and living no more! Experience the different ways people exist in harmony with one another and their surroundings.

Exclusive articles about Urban planning

Why I want to build a better Madrid

Spanish architect Iñaki Romero Larrea believes citizen participation is key to vibrant city life. He talks to Rebecca Smith Hurd about his efforts to transform Madrid. Spanish ...

TED Books

TED Book: City 2.0

City 2.0: The Habitat of the Future and How to Get There

12 promising, provocative responses to modern urbanization, from transportation to food to art.
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