Berlin arts institution in search of architectural language of culture

5 July 2012

In a round table discussion organised by influential Berlin-based Academy of the Arts, LSE Cities Director Ricky Burdett together with Andy C. Pratt (King’s College) and Alain Thierstein (TU Munich) discussed how mega events and the creative economy shape the development of cities. Burdett, who was Chief Adviser on Architecture and Urbanism for the London Olympics, asked to what degree mega events can be planned sustainably.