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TED Talk: How Public Spaces Make Cities Work / Amanda Burden

TED Talk: How Public Spaces Make Cities Work / Amanda Burden

Amanda Burden, former animal behaviorist turned New York’s chief city planner, has discovered what makes cities desirable: great public spaces. During her time with the Bloomberg administration, Burden oversaw the fruition of the city’s most transformative public projects, including New York’s beloved High Line. In the video above, she reveals the many unexpected challenges of planning (and maintaining) parks people love, and why it is so important for cities to have great public spaces.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "TED Talk: How Public Spaces Make Cities Work / Amanda Burden" 25 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/500498/ted-talk-how-public-spaces-make-cities-work-amanda-burden/> ISSN 0719-8884
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