Urbanistica Podcast

It is Sweden’s first international podcast about

The making of smarter and more livable cities.

In order to contribute to developing smarter and more livable cities. Mustafa started his own podcast Urbanistica in 2020. It is about the making of smarter and more livable cities. More than 35 000 listeners from 110 countries are listening to this Podcast.

All stories matter!

Mustafa invites guests from all around the world to share their stories. He believes that All stories matter and that is why Urbanistica Podcast is an open platform for all people, from different backgrounds, ages, countries to be part of creating smarter and more livable cities. In Urbanistica Podcast you can listen to interesting urban stories from a small child, an artist, an architect, a dad with a baby stroller, a farmer etc. It is all about stories from the heart of the cities.

Urbanistica has 35 000 Unique listeners from 110 countries see the image below. (updated 2021-01-01).

Urbanistica Main Partner

We are very proud of having AFRY Landscape and Planning section in Stockholm as a main sponsor for this podcast.

AFRY is an international engineering and design company providing sustainable solutions in the fields of energy, industry and infrastructure. Read more about AFRY  https://afry.com/en

Urbanistica is collaborating with

H22 Smart City in Helsingborg, Sweden Placemaking Europe Network, The Center for the Future of Places at KTH the Royal Institute of Technology.

For collaboration send an email.


Listen to Urbanistica Podcast

You can find Urbanistica Podcast on your favorite podcast application. Or you can listen to the podcast online for free here.

Watch Urbanistica interviews live

You can also subscribe to the Urbanidtica Podcast Youtube Channel to watch the recording of the interviews live on Youtube. Also you can follow Urbanistica Podcast on Instagram to see the stories behind the scenes of the different guests.


Be the next guest or nominate a story.

Do you have a story to share? or do you want to suggest a topic or nominate a speaker?

Here you go! Keep in mind all stories about cities are good stories to develop the cities. So please feel free to share a project, a book, an app, an event, an initiative or other interesting things that can inspire us to develop smarter and more livable cities.


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https://open.spotify.com/episode/3gQMqLuewOFF1BduTYle4h

Nidhi Gulati (Social Impact Professional, Senior Director at Project for Public Spaces in NYC) is sharing her valuable experiences and knowledge about why should we and how can we create gender equal cities? We are talking about the importance of integrating and listening to women in order to plan and design comfortable cities for women.
Pernilla Baralt (The Executive Director of UNICEF Sweden) is sharing the story of The Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI).
It is a UNICEF-led initiative that supports local governments in realizing the rights of children at the local level using the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as its foundation. It is also a network that brings together government and other stakeholders such as civil society organizations, the private sector, academia, media and, importantly, children themselves who wish to make their cities and communities more child-friendly.

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