May 22, 2022

Urbanismo: What is the role of the government in urban policy?

This three-part podcast series by members Abbey Pangilinan, Ica Fernandez, David Garcia, James Cruz, Robert Anthony Siy, Miguel Dorotan, and Clara Buenconsejo were recorded on April 5, 2018 at the Nipa Brew Craft Beer Taproom in Makati City. Visit their website to get the full profile of the speakers.

A transcript of this podcast is currently in the works.

Cover photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas

What is UrbanisMO?

What kind of city do you want your children to grow up in? How can we re-design our cities so that they are sustainable and inclusive? What does a truly Filipino city look like? engages in conversations about urban design and development. Utilizing their knowledge and relevant experiences, members of the UrbanisMO collective hope to support and develop “multiple platforms for research and practice that can help make cities in the Philippines work better for all Filipinos.”

Topics Covered in this Episode

Episode 1 is entitled Origins and covers the following topics:

  • UrbanisMO in the Philippines
  • public consultation
  • working with the urban poor
  • reforms in the transportation sector
  • health service delivery