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Episode 25 | Tools for Urban Action, Pt. II

Interboro and Ecosistema Urbano get tactical and walk our hosts through the nuts and bolts of how they do their work.

Episode 25 | Tools for Urban Action, Pt. II

About Interboro
Interboro is an architecture, urban design, and planning firm based in Brooklyn, New York. Experts in public space design and community engagement, Interboro works across scales, from the building and neighborhood to the city and region. They are known for a participatory, place-specific approach that helps build consensus around complex projects.

About Ecosistema Urbano
Ecosistema Urbano, which means “urban ecosystems,” is a Madrid and Miami based architecture and consulting firm that defines its approach as “urban social design.” It is dedicated to the urban context, a social approach and design as a tool for transformation. Founded in 2000 by Belinda Tato and Jose Luis Vallejo, a central part of its practice is “urban sustainability; combining urban design and planning with strategies articulating social, technical and management issues.

Ecosistema Urbano and Interboro are both Curry Stone Foundation Social Design Circle Honorees. Read more about them here:


Social Design Insights would like to thank all those who make our weekly show possible: Baruch Zeichner, our Producer and Sound Engineer, Donna Read, for producing our video content, and Leah Freidenrich, Director of the Curry Stone Foundation. Our theme music for 2017 is "Sorry" by Comfort Fit. The break music is "Spanish Harlem" by Aretha Franklin from her album "The Best of Aretha Franklin."