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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

    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.