#24 Long Now: 10,000 Year Time Horizons for City Building with Nicholas Paul Brysiewicz
Philippe I.
Jackson Steger
Alison Burgess
November 15th, 2022

Planning for the future is large part of our lives whether it’s deciding to get a college degree or investing money for retirement. But how should humanity think about planning for the really long term— for the next 10,000 years of civilization? These are the questions Long Now aims to explore. On this episode of Campfire, Jackson sits down with Nicholas Paul Brysiewicz, the Director of Strategy of Long Now (@longnow). They talk about the Foundation’s mission, the qualities of a city that perseveres through time, and Long Now’s Organizational Continuity and Long Bets projects. 

Topics Covered: 

  • The Long Now Foundation’s Mission and Nicholas’ Work — (2:02)

  • How to Advocate for Future Generations — (7:50)

  • How Long Now Chooses Projects to Focus on — (11:46)

  • Cities That Have Stood the Test of Time — (16:00)

  • Cabin’s Network as a City— (20:15)

  • Peter Calthorpe’s 7 Principles for Building Better Cities — (23:45)

  • Long Now’s Organizational Continuity Project — (27:45)

  • Long Now’s Long Bets Project — (31:17)

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Episode Links: 

Long Bets’ Website

Long Now’s Website 

The Interval Bar’s Website 

Long Now  and Nicholas on Twitter 


Episode Credit:

Hosted by @JacksonSteger

Sound Engineering by @Prodcolin

Videos and Clips by @McdonnellCallum 

Produced by @PhilippeIze

Distribution by @Alisonclaire and @PhilippeIze

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