Ricky Burdett discusses infrastructure and the future of cities in Madrid

1 June 2017

LSE Cities and Urban Age Director Ricky Burdett joined former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg, architect Norman Foster and artist Maya Lin to discuss the future of cities as part of the inaugural ‘Future is Now’ Forum being held at the Norman Foster Foundation in Madrid today. Other speakers on technology and infrastructure included Jonny Ive, Nicholas Negroponte, Marc Newson, Alejandro Aravena, Janette Sadik Khan, Henk Ovink, Cornelia Parker and Olafur Eliasson. An article on the growth dynamics of megacities by Burdett was also published in El Pais, see http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2017/05/25/babelia/1495728878_510692.html