Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Hindu features Executive MSc in Cities consultancy project

23 April 2018

The Hindu newspaper has featured Rewati Prabhu’s LSE Executive MSc in Cities consultancy project, which looked happiness in cities. Prahbu, who is Executive Director of Cities at Pell Frischman, was part of the team who delivered the Happy Cities Amaravati Declaration. The Executive MSc in Cities is a flexible, tailor-made programme for urban professionals in the public, private and third sectors who want to improve the way their organisations understand and deliver change in cities.

Julia King interviewed about sustainable building practices in India

16 April 2018

Julia King, a Research Fellow at LSE Cities, has been interviewed by Down To Earth. The article, ‘If sanitation is treated as a community problem, we can make something happen for very little money‘ is part of an upcoming book about sustainable building practices across India. ‘Building Wise’ will be published by the Centre for Science and Environment. King leads the Incremental Infrastructure, a research project to identify, design, and prototype sanitation interventions in the context of marginalised and peripheral communities in Delhi.


Tim White on how built-to-rent won’t solve the housing crisis

12 April 2018

Tim White, a Researcher at LSE Cities, has written Build-to-rent: how developers are profiting from Generation Rent, published in The Guardian on 11 April 2018. White argues build-to-rent is just another solution allocating housing on the basis of wealth rather than social need. White has been exploring how residents experience life in different forms of high-density housing in London as part of the Experiencing Density research project.