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Growing the Future City: Urban Research Unit #9

Thursday 18th June 2015 6pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

After centuries of investment, trade, immigration and innovation, London is now driven by dynamic creative, knowledge and financial sectors. This discussion will explore how future models of development for our city can be are smarter, greener and designed for all levels of society.

Growing the Future City is the ninth panel event of the Urban Research Unit series, which was founded by Futurecity and Grimshaw Architects. The event coincides with the six-week-long exhibition of the same name in the Gallery at Foyles which runs from 28th May to 5th July. Growing the Future City seeks to address the issues facing our global cities and presents thoughtful solutions for building a more efficient, and enjoyable, urban environment. Visitors to the exhibition are encouraged to contribute their own ideas on how we can make a city truly liveable, online and through a series of interactive walls.

  • Claire Cockerton, Co-Founder, Level 39
  • David Hutton, Group Development Director, Asia and Europe, Lend Lease
  • Donald Hyslop, Head of Regeneration and Community Partnerships, Tate Modern
  • Lance Jay Brown, ACSA Distinguished Professor, CCNY

Chair: Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive, RSA


6:00pm Reception drinks in the Gallery

7:30pm-8:30pm Panel discussion in the Auditorium

Tickets: Free. Simply add the required number to the basket below.

Please note that no physical tickets will be issued; the email confirmation you will receive is proof of your booking.



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