Over 1000 people attended a three-part presentation on ‘Small City – Big Buildings’ held at the Swissbau in Basel’s international exhibition centre on 21 January 2012. Keynote presentations were given by Ricky Burdett of LSE Cities, Winy Maas of MVRDV and Jacques Herzog of Herzog de Meuron. Watch the event (EN after introduction in GER) and read more on the conference page (German).
Described as a “sprawling assortment of articles, charts, and photos consists of fascinating probes into urban challenges”, Living in the Endless City was chosen again among the Best Architecture Books of 2011, this time by ArchNewsNow. It has also been previously cherished by designersbooks as Notable Books of 2011.
Mavis Wong reviews the Cities, Health and Well-being conference for Perspective – a bilingual monthly magazine on contemporary design and architecture – and shares his insights from the “Space and Design” session attended by Ricky Burdett, Anthony Yeh, Jackie Kwok and Jørgen Eskemose Andersen on density in Hong Kong.