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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 LSE and Director of the Urban Age and LSE Cities. He is a member of the Mayor of London’s Cultural Leadership Board and was Director of the Venice International Architecture Biennale and Curator of the Global Cities Exhibition Tate Modern in London. He has previously been a member of the UK Government Airport Commission (2012-2015) and Chief Adviser on Architecture and Urbanism for the 2012 London Olympics. He is co-editor of ‘Shaping Cities in an Urban Age’ (2018), ‘The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century’ (2017), ‘Living in the Endless City’ (2011) and ‘The Endless City’ (2007).