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Jonathan Rose

The Well-Tempered City

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Posted: January 27, 2017

The Well-Tempered City

Jonathan Rose recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on February 24, 2017. Rose is the founder of investment, development, and urban planning firm Jonathan Rose Companies.

He discusses his book, The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life, in which he identifies five key characteristics that are necessary for cities to thrive: coherence, circularity, resilience, community, and compassion.

Video Posted: January 27, 2017 | Running time: 7:12

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