Sustainable Cities™

IFHP Centenary Congress 2013: Mitchell Silver

Mitchell Silver is the Chief Planning and Economic Development Officer in the City of Raleigh, North Carolina. He is also the current President of the American Planning Association. In this motivating interview Mr Silver discusses his opinions on, the biggest issues facing our cities, how cities will drive growth, and infrastructure needs of transport, energy and water. Mr Silver also notes how we need courage from those making the decisions.

Mitchell Silver spoke in June 2013 at the IFHP London Centenary Congress


He was asked:

What possibilities does the growth of cities create?

Where will the main infrastructure needs be?

What innovations and partnerships will be needed?

What kind of leadership does it require to create a sustainable city?

Last updated Tuesday, January 21, 2014