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  • Published: [New York, NY : London] : Plexifilm, [2012]
  • Year Published: 2012
  • Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Rated: NR

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  • 767685265024

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Call number: DVD 307.121 Ur

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

Additional Details

Videodisc release of the documentary motion picture produced in 2011.

Third film in a trilogy of films by Hustwit. The first film was Helvetica and the second film was Objectified.

Title from web page.

Release date: Feb. 14, 2012.

Special feature: 60 minutes of additional interviews.

Aspect ratio 16:9.

Interviewees: Ricky Burdett, Bruce Katz, Sir Norman Foster ... [et al.].

Documents the issues and strategies behind the design of cities. Hear from some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers. Discover the challenges of balancing housing, mobility, public space, civic engagement, economic development, and environmental policy that are fast becoming universal concerns. Explore a diverse range of urban design projects around the world which will frame a global discussion on the future of cities. "Creating a humane environment through design ... will be the challenge" in the twenty-first century.

DVD, NTSC, all regions; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround audio, widescreen.

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pretty good

This documentary provides an interesting look at how different cities plan. It shows some unique places that are doing remarkable things and makes you think about the possibilities for our own metropolitan areas.

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