THINK

Julia Suh is a leading independent voice in citizen-led, inclusive urbanism. Her urban research blog Urbia was selected by The Guardian as one of The Best City Blogs Around the World.

Here is a list of resources that make us think.

Videos

>> Unlock Human and Place Potential, documentary by Urban Toolbox and Small Shift
>> The Human Scale documentary by Andreas M. Dalsgaard featuring Gehl Architects
>> Architectures documentary series by Richard Copans and Stan Neumann
>> Design Thinking for Innovation lectures by University of Virginia (Coursera)
>> The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces documentary by William H. Whyte
>> The Monocle Quality of Life Survey 2015 a short video by Monocle
>> Re-Enchanting the City: Designing the Human Habitat free online course by UNSW, with Elizabeth Farrelly

Books

>> The Rise of the Creative Class by Richard Florida
>> Public Parks: The Key to Livable Communities by Alexander Garvin
>> Life Between Buildings by Jan Gehl
>> Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier by Edward Glaeser
>> Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives by Sarah Williams Goldhagen
>> Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution by David Harvey
>> The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
>> The Economy of Cities by Jane Jacobs
>> The Image of the City by Kevin Lynch
>> The Right to the City by Don Mitchell
>> Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design by Charles Montgomery
>> Defensible Space : Crime Prevention Through Urban Design by Oscar Newman
>> Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth 

>> Once in a Lifetime: City-building after Disaster in Christchurch
 edited by Barnaby Bennett, James Dann, Emma Johnson and Ryan Reynolds   
>> Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution by Janette Sadik-Khan 
>> The Price of Inequality by Joseph Stiglitz