Program 510a: Megalopolis; Copenhagen's Christiania; Teenagers in Europe
Release Date: 06-20-2020
An architecture professor from Italy compares the scope of today's mega-cities with the more human scale of Venice. A pair of documentary producers tell us what they found when they got to know the residents of a legendary commune in the middle of Copenhagen. And we get mom-tested advice for making everyone happy on an overseas trip with teenagers.
- Dr. Salvatore Settis, professor at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy, and author of "If Venice Dies" (New Vessel Press)
- Richard Jackman and Robert Lawson, documentary filmmakers of "Christiania: 40 Years of Occupation."
- Ashley Steel, co-author of "Family on the Loose" (Rumble Books)
- Tina Hiti, tour guide from Slovenia
- Dr. Salvatore Settis is a professor at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy, and wrote "If Venice Dies" about the challenges facing Venice, and how it serves as a model for the rest of the world to learn from.
- Richard Jackman and Robert Lawson spent several years producing the documentary "Christiania: 40 Years of Occupation."
- Culture Trip profiles the "Freetown Christiania" neighborhood.
- Tina Hiti's website is called PG-Slovenia.
- Ashley Steel is the co-author of "Family on the Loose" and "100 Tips for Traveling with Kids in Europe."
- Tina and Ashley discussed taking younger children to Europe on Travel with Rick Steves program #490 in July 2017.
More with Dr. Salvatore Settis - Rick and professor Dr. Salvatore Settis from Pisa's Scuola Normale Superiore discuss height restrictions in historic cities, and compare how Paris and Florence maintain their historic centers against development pressures. (runs 4:34)