The Green Urbanist

The Green Urbanist

The podcast for Urbanists fighting Climate Change.

Hosted by Ross O'Ceallaigh, a planner and urban designer based in London, this show explores how architects, planners, policy makers and designers can make cities more sustainable, healthy and happy.

 

#54: Dr Dorina Pojani - Eco-Feminist Urbanism
September 26, 202200:45:3031.29 MB

#54: Dr Dorina Pojani - Eco-Feminist Urbanism

Dr Dorina Pojani is a Senior Lecturer at University of Queensland, Australia. An urban planner and urban designer by training, she has experience in both pract...

#53: Vanessa Champion - Biophilic Design for Climate Action
September 12, 202200:44:1030.38 MB

#53: Vanessa Champion - Biophilic Design for Climate Action

Originally an academic at UCL, Ness has a PhD in Greek and Latin, and also worked in the British Museum, honing her interest in research in how societies flour...

#52: Divya Hariramani - Community Orchards, Urban Fruit Trees and Social Sustainability
August 29, 202200:45:2231.2 MB

#52: Divya Hariramani - Community Orchards, Urban Fruit Trees and Social Sustainability

My guest and tour guide today in Divya Hariramani Herrero. She is a sustainability consultant and Associate Director at Longevity Partners, a London National P...

#51: Regenerative Highrise with Tomas Stokke (Haptic Architects) and Shonn Mills (Ramboll)
August 13, 202200:46:2031.86 MB

#51: Regenerative Highrise with Tomas Stokke (Haptic Architects) and Shonn Mills (Ramboll)

In today’s episode we’re talking about the contentious issue of tall buildings. Some people love them, some people hate them. My guests today have come up with...

#50: The Critical Decade of Climate Action, with Giulia Mori
August 01, 202200:58:4140.35 MB

#50: The Critical Decade of Climate Action, with Giulia Mori

To celebrate the 50th episode and second birthday of the Green Urbanist Podcast, I sit down with Giulia Mori to discuss the question: What has to happen in thi...

#49: "We're not doing doom and gloom!" - Live from Footprint+ Sustainability Conference
July 18, 202200:33:5423.32 MB

#49: "We're not doing doom and gloom!" - Live from Footprint+ Sustainability Conference

Reporting live from Footprint+ 2022, a new sustainability conference in Brighton, UK. Featuring interviews with: Joe Jack Williams, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studi...

#48: Younha Rhee & Gustavo Brunelli (Atelier Ten) - Environmental Design
July 04, 202200:28:3119.64 MB

#48: Younha Rhee & Gustavo Brunelli (Atelier Ten) - Environmental Design

Gustavo and Younha are both Technical Directors at Atelier Ten, an environmental design consultancy. Combining expertise in architecture and engineering they s...

#47: Primal City (Part 3) - Biophilia and Urban Ecology
June 20, 202200:37:3825.89 MB

#47: Primal City (Part 3) - Biophilia and Urban Ecology

Biophilia is about how we as humans have an innate love and connection to other living things. It is no surprise then that spending time in natural environment...

#46: Decolonising Sustainability, with Samantha Suppiah, Christina Mirasol Sayson, Anna Denardin and Nolita Mvunelo (Possible Futures)
June 06, 202201:17:5853.6 MB

#46: Decolonising Sustainability, with Samantha Suppiah, Christina Mirasol Sayson, Anna Denardin and Nolita Mvunelo (Possible Futures)

This episode is a conversation with Samantha Suppiah, Christina Mirasol Sayson, Anna Denardin and Nolita Mvunelo of Possible Futures .    We talk about colonia...

#45: Farah Naz - Net Zero City: a 10 Year Transformation Plan
May 23, 202200:59:3040.9 MB

#45: Farah Naz - Net Zero City: a 10 Year Transformation Plan

In this episode, we talk about Farah's new book Net Zero City, the role of urban design in achieving a net zero city, and a clear process for cities to de...