169: City Architect – an advocate for a sustainable city? (guest: Nathalie de Vries – MVRDV / Groningen City)

Welcome to the 169. episode of Urbcast, in which we talk about: City Architect — an advocate for a sustainable city? 🧐

Why should we talk about it?

Let’s explore the significance of the city architect role, using the Dutch city of Groningen as an example. How can commercial architecture market experience contribute to success in this position?

Nathalie De Vries (Founder of MVRDV) summarizes her term as a city architect of Groningen, emphasizing her role in supervising larger projects, advising on urban design and planning policies, and influencing the future development of the city.

Themes of our discussion:

✅ How to use commercial architecture experience in a city architect role?

✅ What are the distinctions between commercial and public architecture?

✅ How to boost a city’s courage to demand the highest quality from architects?

You get to know more about the topic:

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Music: spear_oh

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