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Melbourne Unplugged

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities

Rob Adams discussed how Melbourne resurrected from the 1980s to become the World’s Most Liveable City, is facing the joint challenges of rapid urbanisation and climate change.

Can it meet these challenges or will it fall from grace yet again?

 

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  • Rob Adams

    Rob Adams is currently the Director City Design at the City of Melbourne and a member of the Urbanization Council of the World Economic Forum. With over 40 years experience as an Architect and Urban Designer and 30 years at the City of Melbourne, Rob has made a significant contribution to the rejuvenation of central Melbourne.

  • 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.