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urban matters | Feb 6th, 2012

Artist Candy Chang Transforms Public Spaces

The Lavin Agency would like to welcome TED Senior Fellow Candy Chang as our newest speaker. A former New York Times art director, Chang is an artist who uses bright graphics in public spaces to help us rethink the contemporary city. Her work, profiled worldwide, aims to reanimate the physical... Continue Reading →
urban matters | Aug 8th, 2011

Alex Steffen's New TED Talk: Renewing Our Cities The Right Way

In a new TED Talk, Alex Steffen—editor of the acclaimed Worldchanging books—explains how overwhelming problems, such as our environmental crisis, lead to oversimplified solutions. His example: the near-obsessive push to eliminate fossil fuels. Steffen suggests humanity is setting itself up to fail... Continue Reading →