LSE Cities hosted a delegation from the Indian Ministry of Urban Development on 27 September. The visit centred around a presentation and debate on the subject integrated transport.
Philipp Rode, Executive Director of LSE Cities, will chair and deliver a keynote speech on Green Economy at the Future of Cities Congress in Incheon, Korea, on Wednesday 6 October. The session will consider the cases of cities developing green economy policies, and will focus on their goals, strategies and progress. Read more.
LSE Cities’ Executive Director Philipp Rode spoke on the future of cities at the Intelligent City Forum in Berlin on 23 September. The talk examined global trends in city development in the context of urban sustainability. Read more.
Philipp Rode, Executive Director of LSE Cities, spoke at the Climate Change Global Media Symposium. The event covered issues including ‘Reporting Climate Change Issues and Challenges’ and ‘Climate Change and Urban Planning’. Read more.
LSE Cities Director Ricky Burdett will speak at a session entitled Megacities: Opportunities and Challenges for Health at the World Health Summit in Berlin on 11 October 2010. The presentation will focus on examples of initiatives to reduce the ecological footprint and optimise human capital and well-being in cities in the Global South and Global North. Read more.
The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), in collaboration with the LSE Cities Programme, has announced the recipient of the James Stirling Memorial Lectures on the City Award. The jury selected Professor Gerald Frug, 2010-2011 Stirling Lecturer, for his project entitled “The Architecture of Governance”. Read more.
Ricky Burdett, Director of LSE Cities, writes that urban vision is necessary to create great cities from mega-events such as the Olympics or the World Cup. Read more [Portuguese].