Human City

Anthony Flint - Journalist, Aficionado, Story Teller

Episode Summary

Anthony Flint is the author of Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier and Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York’s master builder. Anthony is a regular contributor to The Atlantic’s CityLab, The Boston Globe, The New Republic and much more. In this episode we talk about the role of story telling in urban design, traveling in a city versus living in one, the biological component of design, and of course, Le Corbusier and Jane Jacobs.

Episode Notes

Anthony Flint is the author of Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York’s Master Builder and Transformed The American City (Which won a Christopher award in 2010!), and This Land: The Battle Over Sprawl and The Future of The American City

Anthony has been a journalist for over 30 years and is currently a senior fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, an Urbanism think tank in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

On top of all this work, Anthony is a regular contributor to The Atlantic’s CityLab, The Boston Globe, The New Republic and much more.

In this episode we talk about the role of story telling in urban design, traveling in a city versus living in one, the biological component of design, and of course, Le Corbusier and Jane Jacobs.

As Always, Enjoy!

Links:
Anthony Flint's Website
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow
Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York’s Master Builder and Transformed The American City
This Land: The Battle Over Sprawl and the Future of The American City

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