Marcel Smets on Cities and Urbanism

Interviews, 19.03.2018

Marcel Smets in 2006 at place Rogier in Brussels, at the time Flemish Bouwmeester, image from ‘Uitweg’, nr 53

Read here what Marcel Smets thinks about cities and urbanism in this long interview by Lieven De Roeck on (in dutch)
The interview was originally published in the february edition of ‘Meervoud’, and can also be downloaded in pdf here.

New York: ground floors with functional mix lead to an interesting, slower public space

Shanghai: high density, not so much urbanity, according to Marcel Smets