MEDIA

SUSTASIS COLLABORATIVE ON YOUTUBE

Our YouTube channel offers a wide selection of videos, including lectures, short courses and other resources: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz07LcR7KfWqBBvahedt-sg

CLASSIC FILM SERIES


City Limits (1971) - film about the work of Jane Jacobs:  https://www.nfb.ca/film/city_limits

 

Spaces for the Soul (1990) - film about the work of Christopher Alexander: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fhmm2Ld9VqQ

Image of the City (1972?) - Very short film about the work of Kevin Lynch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuWPCNIj_rA

How to Live in a City (1964) - by journalist George C. Stoney: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Je6Dko6mm4

Our Vanishing Legacy (1961) - by WCBS journalist Gordon Hyatt; played a key role in the early urban preservation movement in New York and beyond: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7ekAlHQy-g

Changing Mindsets About Planning (2013) - Lecture by Jan Gehl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lid9ELzzT8Y

 

CHRISTOPHER ALEXANDER FILM:

LIFE IN BUILDINGS

 

Christopher Alexander passed away peacefully at his home on March 17, 2022. He was and will remain a towering figure in architecture, urbanism and software. We have made a documentary about his work, including extensive interviews with him, explorations of his ideas, examples of his work, and commentary by others who have known him and/or have been influenced by his work.  Here is the full film:

  

Here is a message from Maggie Alexander, announcing the news of Chris' passing. Our thoughts are with her, and with Chris' two daughters Sophie and Lily.

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