Mikael Colville-Andersen in "Life-Sized City"

At the heart of every city is its citizens. Our perception of cities is slowly changing from a model of mathematical engineering to a human habitat where urban spaces have the potential to be healthy, attractive, interesting and efficient. In this six-part series, urban design expert Mikael Colville-Andersen explores the anatomy and vibrancy of the modern metropolis, highlighting pockets of life-sized goodness in cities around the world.

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Montreal

Although Montreal could be described as half Paris, half Brooklyn, the most populated francophone city in North America has an identity all its own.

  • 2020-06-03T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-06-05T21:00:00-07:00
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Medellín

Few places have been as successful as Medellín in tackling social problems head-on with urbanism, architecture and greening of the urban landscape.

  • 2020-06-10T13:00:00-07:00
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Toronto

Mikael Colville-Andersen lands in Toronto to meet the urban heroes working to make Canada's largest city more livable.

  • 2020-06-17T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-06-17T17:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-06-18T07:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-06-19T21:00:00-07:00
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Paris

Beyond the clichés of the Eiffel Tower, there is another Paris — one of solidarity, wittiness, and repurposing public space.

  • 2020-06-25T07:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-06-26T21:00:00-07:00
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