Under Mayor Anne Hidalgo, Paris has set the standard for innovative policies that tackle social exclusion and the integration of migrant communities. At the same time, the city has implemented a radical agenda to reduce carbon emissions, by limiting the use of private cars, investing in green transport and confronting the heat island effect. The architect of ‘Re-inventing Paris’ reflects on the impact of these at times controversial measures on Parisians, a few months after the Mayoral election of March 2020.
Jean-Louis Missika (@jlmissika), is the Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of urbanism, architecture, Greater Paris projects, economic development and attractiveness from 2014 to 2020
Claire Colomb is Professor of Urban Studies and Planning at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London (UCL).
Ricky Burdett (@BURDETTR ) is Professor of Urban Studies at LSE and Director of the Urban Age and LSE Cities.