Trust in the City


Trust takes years to build, seconds to break and forever to fix. It is incredibly difficult to win and to keep. And yet in the next economy, trust is the basis of a viable city.
Maarten Hajer

A conversation about trust - between Mark Brearly, lead designer of the IABR–Atelier Brussels, that focuses on productivity, and Maarten Hajer, chief curator of IABR–2016–THE NEXT ECONOMY. Brearly and Hajer speak about trust, to them a central element in making productive, sustainable and inclusive cities. The conversation was recorded by Arif Kornweitz and refers to the article Trust in the city, that you may now read on the web magazine of IABR–2016 (

Image: Lawn chairs on Times Square, New York City. Image: Robert Weindl/Flickr

Artist / Organisation: IABR
Location of the show: Rotterdam
Host: Arif Kornweitz
Length: 25 min

Broadcasted on 17-07-2016 at 16:00.

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