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Event Cancelled: Architecture and Urbanism

LSE Cities and Sir John Soane's Museum public lecture

Public lecture hosted by Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft, LSE Cities and Sir John Soane's Museum

Update, Monday 5 October: This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. LSE Cities apologises for any inconvenience caused. It is hoped that the event will be rescheduled for later in the academic year, full details will appear on the LSE Cities website once confirmed.

LSE Cities Soane Annual Lecture presents the work of international figures who have influenced current architectural practice and are shaping the future of cities. Sir David Chipperfield, whose practice has been responsible for significant public buildings in historic and modern urban environments, will discuss the role of the architect in the context of a changing urban world.



  • David Chipperfield

    David Chipperfield

    Sir David Chipperfield is a British Architect who established the global architectural practice David Chipperfield Architects in 1985. He has taught and lectured worldwide and has been recognised for his work with an array of honours and awards.

  • Ricky Burdett

    Ricky Burdett

    Ricky Burdett is Professor of Urban Studies at the LSE and Director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age Programme. He was curator of the Conflicts of an Urban Age exhibition at the 2016 International Architecture Biennale in Venice and contributed to the United Nations Habitat III conference on sustainable urbanisation in Quito. He was a member of the UK Government’s Independent Airports Commission from 2012 to 2015 and is involved in regeneration projects across Europe and the USA.