Adam Forrest from The Big Issue interviews Ricky Burdett on the new publication Living in the Endless City. Burdett says, ‘Despite the pace of change, cities are places of enormous promises.’ Read the full piece here.
Todd Reisz from the Huffington Post writes ‘This second publication is a laudable distillation, if not maturation, of tactics and language that architects, planners, etc., have been building up over the last decade or two.’ Read the full review here.
Regina Krieger from the German newspaper Handelsblatt reviews Living in the Endless City. Full review available here (German PDF).
Teddy Jamieson reviews Living in the Endles City for The Herald Scotland’s book of the week: “The result is a clusterbomb of a book: part balance sheet, part manifesto, part infodump. It’s a busy, hectic, dense, messy piece of work that talks crime, transport, architecture, politics and pollution.” Read the full review here.
The reviewer writes: “The future is still up in the air. As if global governance did not have enough challenges yet, add the milieu of urban sprawl on a previously unimaginable scale to everything else. … cities will be the locations where the global human drama will unfold in the coming decades, for better or worse.” Read full review here.
ArchDaily features the authors’ interview about ‘what makes a successful city’, thoughts that emerge from Living in the Endless City.
The LSE Cities Programme is seeing to appoint a Lecturer in City Design and Social Science, and are looking for a well-qualified candidate with expertise in urban sociological research and urban design practice. For more information or to apply, visit LSE’s Job site here. Deadline is 11 July 2011.
‘It is undeniably impressive and epochal, and has also prompted a genre, the weighty tome on cities that tries to harness its wonder, and address the vastness of theme.’ Rowan Moore reviews Living in the Endless City for The Observer. Read the full review here.