What is the world’s most perfect city? New York? London? Shanghai? How about Ontario’s capital city? It’s a question that obviously has no definitive answer, but it does makes for a great debate. Urban planner Joe Berridge has contributed his ideas in his new book, “Perfect City: An Urban Fixer’s Global Search for Magic in the Modern Metropolis.” He talks to Steve Paikin about his work.
Perfect City in the CSLA journal
A thoughtful review of Perfect City in the CSLA journal, Landscapes/Paysages Winter 2019, by Doug Carlyle, and featuring some of Joe’s working sketches.
BLOCK Magazine- Fall/Winter 2019
Check out Benjamin Leszcz fascinating interview with Joe in the latest edition of BLOCK magazine
ULI Electric Cities
Season 4 Episode 1: Welcome to Toronto – A Global City on the Rise
This episode is a ‘welcome mat’ for visitors coming to Toronto, eager to learn what makes this city tick and why it continues to be one of the fastest growing urban regions in North America. Visitors to Toronto include the thousands of ULI members that will be descending on our city from other parts of North America, Europe and Asia to attend the ULI Spring Meeting later this year, from May 12-14, 2020.
Jeremy sits down with Joe Berridge – one of the most respected Registered Professional Planners among Toronto’s planning and development community. A partner with Urban Strategies, Joe has over 40 years’ experience providing advice to an extensive range of government and private sector clients, in Toronto, across Canada and in an impressive number of cities around the world.
Face2Face host David Peck
Joe Berridge and Face2Face host David Peck talk about cities and entropy, why they’re like purpose built machines, liberty, innovation, democracy and urban planning and why successful cities need immigrants.
Urban Strategies Inc. partner Joe Berridge speaks about his book “Perfect City: an urban fixer’s global search for magic in the modern metropolis.”