How do advancements in technology and demographic changes influence the property needs of city government, companies and retailers? Ricky Burdett, LSE Cities’ Director, contributed to a panel discussion on ‘The New World’ at the FT Commercial Property Conference.
Health problems caused by expanding megacities are a global challenge, says Ricky Burdett, Director of LSE Cities. “For every minute that I speak, a new person is going to be moving into Lagos, Kinshasa or Dhaka.” Read more.
Ricky Burdett, Director of LSE Cities, will participate in a debate entitled ‘From Haussmann’s Paris to the Construction of the Metropolis’. The event will take place on 14 October, beginning at 6.45, at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris. Read more.
Urban Age Advisors Richard Sennett and Saskia Sassen will speak alongside LSE Cities Director Richard Burdett at a session on ‘Architecture of the City: The social and environmental impacts of urban design’. This event is one of the Venice Biennale’s ‘Architecture Saturdays’ and will take place at the Teatro alle Tese in Venice on October 23. Read more.
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.
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].