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Obama Knows Cities

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What does our president-elect Obama mean for the future of architecture and infrastructure? Frances Anderton, host of KCRW show DnA, tracks down various experts to get some answers, including architect-of-the-moment David Adjaye, who tells her that what makes Obama unique is that he is a "product of the urban environment. He is a product of that kind of disbelief in the utopia but articulating the reality of now to make it as best as you can make it...50 percent of the planet now lives in urban conditions, it is a reality that is unavoidable." [DNA]