Feb27This panel asks what futures Utopian thinking makes available for the city and what present realities it denies?The Executive MSc in Cities is designed for public, private and third sector leaders who want to deliver large scale change in cities.New data on ‘super-diverse streets’ provides insights into the micro-economies that provide important economic and civic resources across UK cities.
LSE Cities is an international centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science that carries out research, education and outreach activities in London and abroad. Its mission is to study how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world, focusing on how the design of cities impacts on society, culture and the environment. Through research, conferences, teaching and projects, the centre aims to shape new thinking and practice on how to make cities fairer and more sustainable for the next generation of urban dwellers, who will make up some 70 per cent of the global population by 2050.
Jan12Thomas Sugrue examines the roots of the city’s fiscal crisis, its implications for urban finance, pensions, and the future of American cities.
- 3 Feb 2016 | Theatrum Mundi annouces new director, 2016 programme
- 14 Jan 2016 | Urban Age speaker wins Pritzker Prize
- 13 Jan 2016 | Two new papers on Access to the City
- 15 Dec 2015 | Suzi Hall and Mike Savage publish paper in International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
- 14 Dec 2015 | Super-diverse streets project Data Profiles | Ethnicity, economy and migration
- 30 Nov 2015 | Cities may be booming, but who is invited to the party? : Suketu Mehta in Guardian Cities
- 30 Nov 2015 | Urban Age Global Debate with Norman Foster featured in Architects Journal
- 27 Nov 2015 | Why the world wants more porous cities: Richard Sennett in Guardian Cities
- 26 Nov 2015 | LSE Cities research on urban transport trends featured in Guardian Cities
- 25 Nov 2015 | LSE Cities research on Governance Structures featured in Guardian Cities