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City Builder Series

City Builders from across Canada and around the world share their vision of a flourishing city. Anyone can be a city builder and this collection of stories, podcasts and videos feature some of the unique and inspiring ideas and solutions on how to build cities of the future.

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Imagination in policy-making: Q&A with Summit keynote, Gabriella Goméz-Mont

“I believe that the prevalent metaphor of cities as machines, or as factories, has led us astray in many ways”

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Positive Systems Economy: Q&A with Indy Johar

Indy Johar, co-founder of Project 00, Dark Matter Labs, and more explains the necessity of the "boring" revolution to equip our cities with the tools for the future.

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Alfred Burggeson speaks to the crowd at the Future Cities Canada Summit.

How to build resilient cities: Q&A with Alfred Burggeson

Future City Builder Alfred Burggeson answers our cities questionnaire about building resilient cities.

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We put our questionnaire to city builders to ask them about the biggest issue facing cities and examples of initiatives that is making cities flourish?

The series of diverse profiles provides the ‘best of’ city building with a solutions-based approach. Each guest shares their thoughts and ideas about how to better their community at any scale, proving that anyone can be a city builder.

Scroll through the topics to find conversations and solutions for issues affecting cities around the world or visit the full list of profiles to learn more about what city builders are working on around the world.