Transformative Design for Social Integration

Public lecture of the LSE Cities public lectures series hosted by LSE Cities

John McAslan provided an architect’s perspective on how design can play a critical role in integrating displaced communities. His lecture drew on John McAslan’s practice’s experience in Malawi and Haiti, and in areas affected by the riots in London.

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    John McAslan

    John McAslan is an architect with wide UK and international experience including the redevelopment of King’s Cross Station and progressive projects in the developing world.

    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).