As my unseemly gushing has no doubt made clear, I heart Bill McDonough. Someone (I forget who) pointed me a while back to this video, on a very cool site called BigPicture.tv, which is packed to the gills with short videos of nifty activists.

I couldn’t get it to work the first time — despite attempts on three different browsers — but Alex linked to it again today, which prompted me to give it another go and what do you know, magically it worked.

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So anyway, if you can get it working, it’s short but worth watching, about how he envisions cities meshing with ecosystems.

(McDonough’s personal affect is not at all what I expected. I was anticipating a more excited, Tony Robbins type, an inspirational speaker. But McDonough’s a bit gruff, and though quite obviously a genius, seems like he’d make a good drinking companion. Unlike Tony Robbins, who I would quickly throttle.)

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