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

    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 is Professor of Urban Studies at the London School of Economics (LSE), and director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age project. He is a member of the Mayor of London’s Cultural Leadership Board, and was chief advisor on Architecture and Urbanism for the London 2012 Olympics and architectural advisor to the Mayor of London from 2001 to 2006. He was director of the International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale in 2006. With Deyan Sudjic he is co-editor of The Endless City (2007) and Living in the Endless City (2011) and, with Philipp Rode Shaping Cities in an Urban Age (2018).