Following on from the first Cityscapes conversation earlier in the month, Tim Williams from the Committee for Sydney speaks to Julie Wagner, Non-Resident Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Initiative on Innovation and Placemaking at the Brookings Institution. Julie recently came to Sydney at the invitation of the Committee, and gave two insightful presentations about a topic in which she is considered the world’s leading expert: innovation in cities. In this conversation, she discusses lessons for Sydney in its pursuit of a world-class innovation district, emphasising the importance of effective placemaking in creating vibrant new smart districts.
Interviewed by Tim Williams
Episode recorded 22 February 2017