Episode 50

On Being Good Enough: A Conversation with Dr. Anne Stenros


January 21st, 2021

1 hr 3 mins 40 secs

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About this Episode

In this conversation, Philip spends time with Dr. Anne Stenros. In 2016-2018, she was appointed as the first ever Chief Design Officer (CDO) of the city of Helsinki. Philip and Anne discuss the transferable knowledge of architecture, how we think about and design our cities and what does it mean to create a society that is focused “on being good enough”.

The Drop – The segment of the show where Philip and his guest share tasty morsels of intellectual goodness and creative musings.

Philip’s Drop: Joan Didion “The Center Will Not Hold”

Anne’s Drop: The discovery process of packing/unpacking/organizing your books and book shelves.